Agence France-PresseOctober 12, 2013 07:17
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck southwest Pakistan Saturday, meteorological officials said, with tremors felt in some of the areas ravaged by a deadly quake last month.
The earthquake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles), and its epicentre was 80 kilometres (50 miles) southwest of Khuzdar in Baluchistan province, senior meteorologist Tauseef Alam said.
Another meteorlogist, Shahid Mehmood, said that the tremors were felt in Khuzdar, and towns in Awaran and Kharan.
No loss of life or property was immediately reported.