7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Tajikistan

World | December 7, 2015, Monday // 12:27|  views

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter scale occurred in Tajikistan on Monday, with mild tremors felt as far away as the Indian capital of New Delhi and in northern Pakistan.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located 105 kilometres west of the town of Murghab, 136 kilometres northeast of the town of Khorugh and 349 kilometres east of the capital Dushanbe

According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 26 kilometres.

So far there has been no information on any casualties or damages resulting from the earthquake.

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Tags: Earthquake, Tajikistan, India, New Delhi, Dushanbe, Pakistan


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