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6.6 Earthquake Hits Afghanistan’s Ashkasham, Tremors
“Tremors have been felt from Peshawar, parts of North Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber-Pankhtuwa region,” local journalist Yusra Akari told India.com.
According to scientist Pallava Bagla, casualties are expected.
An earthquake has struck Afghanistan, according to seismological centers and witnesses. The quake is said to have been felt in India, Pakistan and Tajikistan, and was initially measured as magnitude 7.1, although the US Geological Survey later put it at 6.6.
The quake had a depth of 210km and took pace 39km from the town of Ashkasham, Afghanistan, the USGS reported. The China Earthquake Networks Center first measured it at 7.3 magnitude, with various centers then putting the magnitude anywhere between that and the USGS’ measurement of 6.6.
At least 2 people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan as a result of the quake, according to Xinhua