3.1 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Karachi
People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran.
KARACHI (Dunya News) - A mild earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale jolted different parts of Karachi on late Monday night, Dunya News reported.
The tremors were felt in Malir District, Quaidabad, Shah Latif Town, Sherpao Colony, Landhi, Muzaffarabad Colony, Muslimabad Colony, Steel Town and their adjoining areas.
People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran. No loss of life and property was reported from any part of Karachi due to earthquake.
According to National Seismic Monitoring Centre, Islamabad, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in Quaidabad area of Karachi at the depth of 15 kilometres.