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Pakistan 7.8 earthquake on Sept. 24,2013

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 05:07:18 GMT

Pakistan 7.8 earthquake on Sept. 24,2013

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan at 16:29 local time Tuesday. The quake was felt in the southern, southwest and northwestern parts of the country, local media reported.

Update:At least 93 people were killed and over 200 others injured as an earthquake of 7.8 magnitude jolted Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan on Tuesday afternoon, according to officials and media reports.

A strong earthquake struck remote western Pakistan on Tuesday and was felt in the Indian capital of New Delhi where buildings shook.

Pakistan 7.8 earthquake on Sept. 24,2013

People evacuate from buildings after a severe earthquake in Quetta, southwest Pakistan, on Sept. 24, 2013.

Pakistan 7.8 earthquake on Sept. 24,2013

The United States Geological Survey said that a 7.8 magnitude quake struck 145 miles southeast of Dalbandin, in Pakistan's western province of Balochistan.

The epicenter, with a depth of 22.94 km, was initially determined to be at 27.0262 degrees north latitude and 65.5208 degrees east longtitude.

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