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Monday, 26 October 2015

Powerful earthquake strikes northern Afghanistan


A powerful earthquake has struck northern Afghanistan, with tremors felt as widely as Pakistan and northern India.
The quake had a magnitude of 7.7, the US Geological survey reported, and was centred in a mountainous region 45km (28 miles) south-west of Jarm.
In Pakistan, local news channels showed people evacuating high-rise office buildings.
There have been no reports so far of casualties.

M 7.7 Earthquake, 45km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan

48 minutes ago · 
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Posted 28 minutes ago
An earthquake with magnitude 7.7 occurred near Feyzabad, Afghanistan at 09:09:32.70 UTC on Oct 26, 2015. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

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