In Tajikistan and Afghanistan earthquake

Tremors of magnitude 5.9 to 6.2 have occurred in Afghanistan on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Strong tremors were felt the earth's crust and the people of Tajikistan. The earthquake occurred at 2:08 am local time (1:08 MSK). "Earthquakes of magnitude 6.2 and 6.1 occurred in Afghanistan, in the province of the Hindu Kush," — says the message service. 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 nayugo-west of the Tajik city of Khorog, and 256 km north-east of Afghanistan otstolitsy Kabul. "The epicenter was at a depth of 207.4 km", — the report says. In the Hindu Kush, the magnitude was 6.2, on the Afghan-Tajik border, magnitude 6.1, in Faizabad — magnitude 5.9.

In Dushanbe, according to the correspondent of "Interfax", felt pretty strong aftershocks. 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. In the Emergency Committee of Tajikistan data on casualties or damage have been reported yet.

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