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PublishDate: Saturday, November 27, 2021 11:14

A Magnitude 4 Richter Earthquake Shook Hindu Kush Region

However, no earthquake damage was reported.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The US Geological Survey (USGS) says a magnitude 4.0 earthquake Richter shook the Hindu Kush region.

The epicenter of this earthquake was Farkhar , according to US Geological Survey.

The earthquake took place around 7:45 am Saturday, November 27.

The depth of the was 219 km, according to .

Some other institutions reported that the power of the quake measured 4.3 Richter.

Some local residents also said they felt the quake on Saturday morning.

However, no earthquake damage was reported.

During the last month, this is the second earthquake in which the epicenter is reported in the Farkhar region.

Earlier, a magnitude 4.5 Richter earthquake shook the Hindu Kush region on October 24.

Previously, researchers have warned that the Chaman Fault, which stretches from the to southwest and east to west Pakistan, has increased the risk of earthquakes in Afghanistan.

Currently, only one million citizens live in the region in the capital of the country, according to the researchers.


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