6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Afghanistan, Killing more than 1000 people

At least 950 people have been killed and hundreds injured in a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in eastern Afghanistan.

The US Geological Survey said the quake, which struck between Tuesday and Wednesday night, shook densely populated areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan. It was 44 km away and its depth was 51 km.

The death toll has risen to more than 950 and is expected to rise further, an Afghan government official told the BBC.
The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued.

The European Mediterranean Seismological Center said in a tweet that 110 million people in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan over an area of ​​500 km felt the tremors. Assets are frozen.

Earthquakes are frequently felt in Afghanistan, especially the epicenter of the Hindu Kush mountain range, located near the confluence of the Eurasian and subcontinental landforms.

The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The quake killed at least 12 schoolgirls as they tried to leave the school.

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