6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Pakistan, 9 Killed
In a tragic earthquake, nine people were killed in Pakistan. Notably, an earthquake of 6.6 magnitude struck Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region. Strong tremors were also felt in northern India too. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre of the quake was in Afghanistan's Jurm at a depth of 180 kilometres. According to the National Centre for Seismology, a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter Scale hit 133km.
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Courtesy: India Today
Earthquake Of Magnitude 4.3 Jolts Afghanistan Region
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 jolted Afghanistan on September 23, confirmed to the National Centre for Seismology. The earthquake occurred in Hindu Kush Region around 5:30 AM, on September 23 morning, in Afghanistan. This is the second such earthquake happened in the past 20 days. Earlier, on September 5, an earthquake of 5.3 magnitudes on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan, killing six people and leaving as many as nine injured.
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