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Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Kills At Least 15 People & Injures Hundreds in Pakistan, Officials Reveal

Sputnik International

By Evan Craighead – October 7, 2021

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rattled areas of southern Pakistan early Thursday morning, some 102 kilometers from the provincial capital of Quetta. The event likely felt stronger than its magnitude, as it was registered as a shallow earthquake, some 10 kilometers from the surface.
Pakistani disaster officials announced later on Thursday that at least 15 people were killed in connection with the early morning quake, which damaged and destroyed several homes near Harnai, Pakistan.

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