Moderate earthquake hits Pakistan's Punjab province, no casualties reported

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.3 at the Richter scale jolted Pakistan's Punjab province on Friday but there were no reports of loss of life and property.

hidden October 23, 2015 17:00:11 IST
Moderate earthquake hits Pakistan's Punjab province, no casualties reported

Islamabad: A moderate earthquake measuring 5.3 at the Richter scale jolted Pakistan's Punjab province on Friday but there were no reports of loss of life and property.

Moderate earthquake hits Pakistans Punjab province no casualties reported

Representational image. PTI

The tremors were felt in Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Och Sharif and adjoining areas.

There are no reports of loss of life and property. The earthquake hit around 5:30 am, The Express Tribune reported.

The epicentre of the earthquake was Dajal in southern Punjab, according to the US Geological Survey.

Pakistani officials did not comment on the tremor.

PTI

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