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4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Afghanistan, Marking Second Incident in a Week

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An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit the Fayzabad region of Afghanistan, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). This recent seismic event marks the second earthquake occurrence in Fayzabad within one week. Although no reports of material damage or casualties have been received, the quake's impact raises concerns about the region's seismic activity.

Details of the Earthquake:

The earthquake occurred at 17:05:05 IST, with a depth of 150 km. The NCS identified the epicenter

at Latitude 36.85 and Longitude 71.18. In a tweet, the NCS provided additional information about the earthquake's magnitude, location, and depth: On 29th June 2023 at 17:05:05 IST, a 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck the region with a depth of 150 km. The epicenter was located at latitude 36.85 and longitude 71.18, approximately 62 km east-southeast of Fayzabad, Afghanistan.

Recurrence of Earthquakes in Fayzabad:

This recent earthquake follows closely on the heels of a magnitude 4.2 tremor that struck

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southeastern region of Fayzabad on June 26. The consecutive occurrences of seismic activity in the same area have raised concerns among residents and experts alike.

Assessment of Impact:

As of now, there are no reports of any casualties or significant material damage resulting from the earthquake. However, the frequency of seismic events within a short period warrants ongoing monitoring and assessment of the situation. Authorities and seismologists are closely observing the region to gather more information and determine

the potential risks associated with the recent earthquake activities.


The 4.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Afghanistan's Fayzabad region, the second incident in a week, has raised concerns about the area's seismic stability. While no immediate casualties or material damage have been reported, ongoing monitoring and assessment are necessary to ensure the safety and well-being of the region's residents. Stay tuned for further updates as experts continue to analyze the situation and provide necessary precautions to mitigate potential risks.


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