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Afghanistan Hit by Second Earthquake This Week, Magnitude 4.6 Jolts the Nation

Tremor Occurs at Depth of 50 Kilometres, No Casualties Reported Yet

Afghanistan experienced its second earthquake of the week, registering a magnitude of 4.6 on the Richter Scale, as reported by the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). The tremors were felt at 6:39 am (IST) on Friday, originating from a depth of 50 kilometres.

As of the latest update, no casualties have been reported due to the quake.

This event follows a stronger earthquake on October 11, which measured 6.1 on the Richter scale. Occurring at a depth of 10 kilometres, it took place at 6:11 am (IST). The epicenter was located in Afghanistan, with the Herat province being heavily affected. Reports indicate that over 4,000 lives were lost, and numerous residential buildings were destroyed as a result of the tremor and its subsequent aftershocks.

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