KARACHI: Earthquake tremors were felt in several parts of the city on Tuesday, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, residents in Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Gulshan areas felt strong shocks and some came out of their houses and offices. Students and teachers at the Karachi University and NED University also felt jolts. Students came out of their departments.
According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, the earthquake was recorded 3.6 on the Richter Scale.
People took to social media to describe the scene.
— Kiran Raza (@kiranraza_01) January 17, 2017
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— Nadia (@nadianess_) January 17, 2017
— Haider Ali (@iHAIDERALI) January 17, 2017
Extreme vibrations at Karachi University. All the departments have been vacated including IBA. Students standing outside. #Karachi
— Faizan Shahzad (@fshahzad99) January 17, 2017