Frequently earthquakes in Afghanistan

2023-05-03 16:10:58 | Last Update : 2023-05-03 16:13:56

Badakhshan province, located in the northeast of Afghanistan, has been shaken by earthquakes since morning hours.

Frequently earthquakes in Afghanistan
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In the statement made by the US Geological Survey (USGS), it was stated that the epicenter of the 4.4 and 4.2 earthquakes that occurred between 08:30 am and 10:50 am local time was the Curm and Iskasim districts of Badahshan province, located on the Hindu Kush Mountains.

Then, at 02:21 pm local time, the town of Curm was shaken by another earthquake.


The USGS announced that this earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.6 kilometers and its magnitude was 5.3.

Earthquakes were also felt in the country's northern provinces, including the capital Kabul, as well as in neighboring countries Tajikistan and Pakistan.


Earthquakes occur frequently in the Badakhshan province in the northeast of the country, bordering Tajikistan, Pakistan and China.

Finally, on March 21, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5, the epicenter of which was again in the Curm district of Badahshan province, occurred in many provinces of the country, and people flocked to the streets in panic.

In the Paktika province in the east of Afghanistan, on the border with Pakistan, nearly 1200 people lost their lives in the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that occurred last year.

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