7.4-quake jolts Pakistan

LAHORE (Agencies):Strong earthquake jolted Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab late Tuesday night. The US Geological Survey recorded the quake magnitude at 7.4, which was very shallow at a depth of 6.3 miles (10 km). It struck 34 miles (55 km) west of Dalbandin, a town in located in western Balochistan. The earthquake shook Karachi, Quetta, Jaffarabad, Sibbi, Lahore, DG Khan, Sargodha and many other towns and cities. The intensity can be gauged by the fact that it was also felt in Dubai and western areas of India. No loss of life has been reported so far. It is said that the quake did not caused destruction because of short duration – Nation