Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hits Afghanistan's Fayzabad

The earthquake measured 4.4 on the Richter scale, according to the National Center for Seismology.

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Published on: 14 April 2021 11:09 AM GMT
Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hits Afghanistans Fayzabad
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New Delhi: Earthquake tremors were felt near Fayzabad in Afghanistan in the afternoon on Wednesday.

Earthquake in Afghanistan:

The earthquake measured 4.4 on the Richter scale, according to the National Center for Seismology. The loss of life and property due to the earthquake is not known yet.

Earlier on Tuesday, earthquake strikes were recorded between the islands of the southeastern Aegean Sea, Nisiroj and Tilos. The magnitude of this earthquake was measured at 5.2. According to the Geodynamic Institute of Athens University, the epicenter of the quake that occurred at 11:28 pm local time was at a depth of 15.8 kilometers within the sea.

Few Days ago, Rahmat Triono, head of Indonesia's Earthquake and Tsunami Center, said in a statement that the quake's epicenter was located within the ocean, but the earthquake's shock did not have the potential to generate a tsunami.

Earthquake worldwide:

He urged people to stay away from such slopes of soil or rocks where there is a risk of landslides. In some parts of the province, people felt moderate-level tremors for a few seconds. The disaster agency released photographs of the damaged roof of a hospital in the bleighter area of ​​the neighboring city of Malang, while the roofs of some houses were reportedly damaged.

The US Geological Survey reported that the epicenter of the quake was located at a depth of 82 km, 44.8 km south of the town of Sumberpukung in the Malang district of East Java Province. The intensity of the earthquake was measured 6.0 on the Richter scale.

Indonesia is often affected by earthquake tremors, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. Last January, at least 105 people were killed and around 6,500 others were injured in a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Mamuzu and Majini districts in West Sulawesi province. At the same time, more than 92,000 people were displaced.

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