The NCS tweeted on Wednesday, "The earthquake on February 28, measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale, struck at 23:47:05 on Tuesday night, Indian time." Latitude: 36.53 and Longitude: 71.15, Depth: 10 km, Location: 82 km east of Faizabad in Afghanistan.
Kabul: A 4.0 magnitude earthquake occurred on Tuesday night 82 km southeast of Faizabad, Afghanistan. The National Center for Seismology (NCS) gave this information. There is no news of any loss of life or property due to the earthquake, but the people here were shaken by the earthquake. This was the second earthquake that hit Afghanistan in a single day.
The NCS tweeted on Wednesday, “The earthquake on February 28, measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale, struck at 23:47:05 on Tuesday night, Indian time.” Latitude: 36.53 and Longitude: 71.15, Depth: 10 km, Location: 82 km east of Faizabad in Afghanistan.
Earthquake of Magnitude:4.0, Occurred on 28-02-2023, 23:47:05 IST, Lat: 36.53 & Long: 71.15, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 82km SE of Fayzabad, Afghanistan for more information Download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/XEsiohO5st@Indiametdept @ndmaindia @Dr_Mishra1966 @Ravi_MoES pic.twitter.com/J2hXcWkWhX
— National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) February 28, 2023
Earlier, a 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey on Monday, leveling buildings and killing one person. On February 6, the first powerful earthquake caused severe destruction in the Turkey-Syria region. Yunus Sezer, head of the country’s disaster management agency AFAD, said the February 27 earthquake was centered in Yesilert city in Malatya province. He said that 69 people were injured in the earthquake. There, more than two dozen buildings collapsed.
The earthquake has so far killed more than 50,000 people in both countries and severely damaged 173,000 buildings in Turkey. The head of Turkey’s disaster management agency said there was a risk of several aftershocks. About 10,000 aftershocks have hit the region since the powerful earthquake on January 6.