Another Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes northwestern Afghanistan

Another Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes northwestern Afghanistan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck northwestern Afghanistan on October 11, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ)said.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), GFZ said.

Further information awaited.

Earlier, Two 6.3 magnitude earthquakes killed dozens of people in western Afghanistan on October 7, the country’s national disaster authority said.

The earthquake in Herat province of Afghanistan on October 7 has claimed over 4000 lives and has destroyed thousands of residential houses, Khaama Press reported citing the Taliban ministry.

The Ministry of Disaster Management of Afghanistan has announced that on Saturday that 1,983 residential houses have also been destroyed in 20 villages in Herat.

(Agencies)

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