Earthquake jolts Hub City, Chaghi

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A strong earthquake jolted Hub City and its surrounding areas on Friday with people rushing out of their houses and offices.

The intensity of the earthquake was recorded at 5.2 on the Richter Scale. Its epicentre was 80 kilometres north of Bela town with a depth of 30kms. According to American Geological Survey, the earthquake struck the Hub City at 11:22 am. Meanwhile, another earthquake measuring 5.1 on Richter scale struck Balochistan’s Chaghi District.—INP