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Earthquake Of 4.3 Magnitude Jolts Afghanistan, No Damage Reported So Far

Earthquake Of 4.3 Magnitude Jolts Afghanistan, No Damage Reported So Far

According to India's National Center for Seismology, the earthquake tremors were felt at 5:49 am (IST). The epicentre of the earthquake was 85 km east of Kabul in the country.

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An earthquake of 4.3 magnitude on the Richter Scale hit Afghanistan early on Wednesday.

The earthquake tremors were felt at 5:49 am (IST), said the National Center for Seismology.

The epicentre of the earthquake was 85 km east of Kabul in the country.

So far, there has been no report of any damage to property or loss of life due to the earthquake.

Another recent earthquake in Afghanistan

Recently, on March 22, a very strong quake of  6.8 magnitude jolted Afghanistan which claimed at least 12 lives and injured nearly 250 others across the country as well as in Pakistan.

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the earthquake's epicentre was Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region, while its depth was 180 kilometres.

Tremors were also felt in many parts of north India, including the Delhi-National Capital Region.

In Pakistan, earthquake tremors were felt in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Quetta, Peshawar, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Kot Momin, Madh Ranjha, Chakwal, Kohat and Gilgit-Baltistan areas.

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