Friday, October 23, 2009

6.2 Richter Scale Earthquake in Afghanistan

Earthquake in AfghanistanEarthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, Thursday, October 22, 2009, occurred in Afghanistan, but there are no immediate reports of damage, said the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake was centered 77 miles south-southeast of Feyzabad, the Hindu Kush region in northeastern Afghanistan.

Earthquake felt at 19:51 o'clock local time came from the depth of 196 kilometers. The earthquake was felt in the capital city of Kabul, about 266 kilometers southwest of the epicenter. Geo News Pakistan says the quake was felt in some parts of neighboring countries, including in the capital Islamabad. However, do not immediately get a report on the victim. Many residential areas in the country is mountainous, but extremely difficult to achieve.

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