Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hits off Pakistan coast: USGS

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 07, 2017 5:34 PM

(Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude 6.3 struck off the coast of Pakistan early on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter of tremor was around 90 km (55 miles) south of Turbat, just off the coast at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles) below the seabed, said the USGS, which initially estimated the magnitude at 6.6.

(Reporting by Lincoln Feast in Sydney; Editing by Sandra Maler)