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Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Afghanistan: USGS Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Afghanistan: USGS

Kabul (AFP) – A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Afghanistan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, sending people rushing outside and creating tremors felt as far away as Pakistan’s capital Islamabad. 

The quake struck at 1041 GMT near Afghanistan’s northern border with Tajikistan in the Hindu Kush mountains at a depth of 111 kilometres (69 miles), the USGS said.

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