Tremors felt in the city's Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Malir Cantt, Scheme 33, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Gadap and I.I Chundrigar areas
KARACHI: A 4.1-magnitude earthquake tremors were felt in the provincial capital late Wednesday night, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) reported.
Tremors were felt in the city's Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Malir Cantt, Scheme 33, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Gadap and I.I. Chundrigar areas.
Reports reveal that the quake was also felt in areas of Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Gadap Town, North Nazimabad, Keamari, and Federal B Area, while Dhabeji and Gharo of District Thatta were also affected.
The centre said the earthquake, felt at 10:16pm in various parts of the metropolis, originated 15 kilometres northeast of the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Karachi, and had a depth of 15 kilometres.
The statement added the quake had a longitude of 67.29 east and latitude of 25.17 north.
The tremors spread panic among locals, however, so far no casualties or damage was reported.