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Earthquake of magnitude 3 hits Hyderabad and the surrounding areas



A mild three-magnitude earthquake hits Hyderabad and the neighbouring areas.

On Thursday, a mild Earthquake of magnitude 3 hits Hyderabad and the surrounding areas.

According to the National Seismic Monitoring Center, the earthquake struck on Thursday at a shallow depth of 10 kilometres (NSMC).

According to preliminary information, there have been no recorded fatalities in the city.

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The previous day, on December 12, tremors were detected in Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Kotri, and the neighbouring districts, generating widespread concern among the population.

The epicentre was believed to be 70 kilometres west of Hyderabad and to be 30 kilometres deep. The earthquakes had an intensity of 3.3, according to the data.

On December 8, tremors were recorded in several sections of Karachi following an earthquake of magnitude 4.1 that struck the city on Wednesday night.

The earthquake in Karachi was confirmed by the Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD), with tremors felt in Malir, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Sohrab Goth, Gulzar-e-Hijri, II Chundrigar Road, Quaidabad, Port Qasim, Saddar, Pehalwan Goth, Shah Faisal Colony, Lyari, Khadda Market, Delhi Colony, and other nearby areas.

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