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Afghanistan was struck by 3 large earthquakes in 30 minutes

On Saturday, three earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.2, 6.1, and 5.9 shook the western half of Afghanistan.

The National Centre for Seismology said that on Saturday, three strong earthquakes shook the western region of Afghanistan within a 30-minute period.

Following earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.6 at 12:19 and 6.1 at 12:11, the most recent one, measuring 6.2, was reported at 12:42.

It has been determined that the seismic activity’s epicenter is located 40 kilometers northwest of Herat.

There have been no reports of property damage or injuries up to this far.

On Tuesday, Nepal was shaken by four earthquakes, the biggest of which had a magnitude of 6.2. Many areas of north India, including the Delhi-NCR, felt the shocks.

The largest earthquake’s epicenter was situated in west Nepal’s Dipayal district, 284 kilometers north of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, and 206 kilometers southeast of Joshimath, a popular destination for pilgrims.

Afghanistan’s Fayzabad had experienced an earthquake of magnitude 4.4 earlier in the day on September 4. A second 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck the nation on August 28.

 

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