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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

New quake in southwestern Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct 11 (AFP) - An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted southwestern Pakistan late Tuesday, four days after a massive quake devastated northern Pakistan and part of Kashmir, officials said.

Tremors were felt in Khuzdar and Sorab districts of Baluchistan province at 8:12 pm (1512 GMT), local seismological department official Salim Akhtar told AFP. "It was a moderate intensity earthquake," he said, adding that the epicentre was 600 kilometers (375 miles) southwest of Peshawar. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property, he added

Source: Dawn
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Anonymous Anonymous said :

from Kathryn Cramer (www.kathryncramer.com):

The three most recent aftershocks (according to the US geological Survey) are:
• 5.0 Quake on 10/10 at 5:38 PM at 34.761, 73.0099
• 4.8 Quake on 10/10 at 3:39 PM at 34.799, 73.726
• 4.8 Quake on 10/10 at 3:36 PM at 34.761, 73.478

(See earthquake.usgs.gov/recenteqsww/Maps/region/Asia_eqs.html.)

October 11, 2005 6:31 PM