5.7 earthquake hits Afghanistan

An earthquake measuring 5.7 has struck the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan.

5.7 earthquake hits Afghanistan

World Bulletin / News Desk

An earthquake measureing 5.7 has hit the Pakistan/Afghanistan border.

According to initial details, earthquake had an epicenter in Nuristan area of Afghanistan in the Hindukush range 22km west of Ashkasham, Afghanistan.

According to the US Geological Survey, the magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at 5.7 on the Richter scale. It took place at a depth of 189.5 kilometers.

It was felt in northern parts of Pakistan including Chitral, Peshawar, Mingora, Bannu, Abbottabad, Haripur, and even as far as in Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Murree.

There were reports of the earthquake being felt in Lahore and Gujarat.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 30 Haziran 2015, 02:16