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[Updated at 4 p.m. ET] An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 struck Wednesday morning in southwestern Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The earthquake occurred at 1:23 a.m. (3:23 p.m. Tuesday ET) at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles). It was centered 55 kilometers (34 miles) west of Dalbandin; 263 kilometers (164 miles) west of Kalat; 301 kilometers (187 miles) east southeast of Zahedan, Iran; and 793 kilometers (492 miles) northeast of Muscat, Oman, the USGS said on its website.

http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/01/18/magnitude-7-4-earthquake-hits-southwestern-pakistan/

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