In Dushanbe, a panic after the quake, with its epicenter in northern Afghanistan

In the Tajik capital Dushanbe, on Sunday night panic after residents felt tremors crust occurred after a strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan.

"Despite the deep night, many people have woken up, and some even ran out into the street. The houses were swaying chandeliers in closets rang dishes "-" Interfax ".

Tremors of magnitude 5.9 to 6.2 have occurred in Afghanistan on Sunday night.

The epicenter was 76 miles south of the Afghan town of Faizabad, about 120 km north-west of the Pakistani city of Chitral, 137 km south-west of the Tajik city of Khorog, and 256 km north-east of the Afghan capital Kabul, at a depth of 207.4 km.

In the Hindu Kush, the magnitude was 6.2, on the Afghan-Tajik border — magnitude 6.1, in Faizabad — magnitude 5.9. "Times"

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