1 dead, 153 injured after M6.3 quake strikes NW Afghanistan

One person was killed and 153 others injured after a magnitude-6.3 earthquake hit northwestern Afghanistan on Wednesday, local media reported.

The quake hit the west of Herat Province at 0041 GMT at a depth of 9 kilometers and was followed by a magnitude-5.0 earthquake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Last Saturday, strong earthquakes shook part of western Afghanistan, claiming the lives of 2,445 people in Herat and neighboring provinces.  

Source link

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button