Turbat (Staff Report): A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Balochistan`s districts of Pasni, Turbat, Gwadar and adjoining areas on early Wednesday morning,.

According to US Geological Survey, the epicentre was 90 kilometres south of Turbat, near Pasni district and the depth was 12km.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damages. has issued A high alert for districts at Makran belt was issued by the local administration.

With an estimated population of 400,000 people, Pasni is located on the Makran coast on the Arabian Sea about 450 km from Karachi.