A powerful earthquake of 7.2 magnitude hits.

A powerful earthquake of 7.2 magnitude hits.

Dālbandin : Pakistan | Jan 18, 2011 at 3:08 PM PST
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According to Geo News tv reports a powefull eartgquake of 7.2 magnitude hits various parts of Pakistan early on Wednesday, jolting residents of cities as far apart as Delhi and Dubai.

The US Geological Survey said the quake was more than 80 km (50 miles) underground, close to the town of Dalbandin in Balochistan province, near the Afghan and Iranian frontiers.

No damage wasreported immediately.

On 8th, October 2005, a 7.6 magnitude quake 95 km (60 miles) northeast of the Pakistani capital Islamabad killed over 70,000 people.

Aazam is based in Islamabad, Federal Capital Area, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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