Earthquake in Pakistan

An earthquake struck Pakistan and India after 4:30 p.m. Pakistan time on Tuesday (7:30 a.m. Eastern). The quake measured 7.8 on the Richter scale and was centered about 145 miles south-southeast of Dalbandin in Balochistan, Pakistan. It was felt throughout the region, including in Karachi and parts of India, including New Delhi.

Witness accounts from Pakistan and India

At this point there are no reports of damage. When the quake hit, many residents of these areas ran outside to wait until the tremors passed. On Earthquake-Report, one witness reported being in a four-story building in Karachi. The person saw the water of the aquarium shaking, and the building itself was shaking slightly.

Strong earthquake strikes remote western Pakistan, felt in New Delhi

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

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.