Earthquake in India and Pakistan; 6.3 magnitude on Richter Scale


An Earthquake Centered in the Hindu Kush Region of Afghanistan Was Felt in Pakistan and North India on Friday September 17.

The moderate-intensity quake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit the Hindu Kush region at around 00:51 IST, the IMD’s Seismology Department said.

According to the experts, the quake in the Middle East has caused no extensive damage. The quake epicenter was located to be 75 kms south southeast Fayzabad, a district in Badakhshan Province of northern Afghanistan. Earthquake tremors have been felt in Pakistan too.

The tremor lasted for several seconds and rattled houses, and some people rushed out of their homes.

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Posted by E.Hillwig on Sep 17 2010. Filed under Featured News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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