In Afghanistan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8.
21.03.2011, Washington 14:08:09 Afghanistan earthquake with magnitude of 5.8. Such information is contained in the message the U.S. Geological Survey.
According to the service, the earthquake occurred in the Hindu Kush in 277 km north-east of the Afghan capital g.Kabula. Its center lies at a depth of 196.7 km. Information about the destruction and casualties were reported.
In Pakistan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.4
21.03.2011, Washington 14:02:22 In Pakistan earthquake with magnitude 5.4, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. According to the organization, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 88 km south-west of the Philippine capital of Manila. Its center lies at a depth of 92 km. Information about the destruction and casualties were reported.
As the representatives of the National Weather Service of Pakistan, tremors were observed in most of the province of Punjab.
Note that Pakistan is among the countries with high seismic risk. In November, 2005. a powerful earthquake there killed about 80 thousand people.
In the Philippines, there was a severe earthquake.
21/03/2011, 13:48:55 In the Philippines, Manila was a strong earthquake. As the "Xinhua", tremors were felt in the Philippine capital Manila. Details yet.