Tajikistan Earthquake Kills Five: Emergency Committee

By Reuters
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July 10, 2021 Updated: July 10, 2021

An earthquake in Tajikistan killed five people, the Tajik emergency situations committee said on Saturday, with the epicenter of the quake 165 kilometers (102 miles) northeast of the capital city of Dushanbe.

The quake of magnitude 5.9 struck 27 km (17 miles) east of Rasht in Tajikistan, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

It was at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles) and was also about 153 km (95 miles) southeast of Khujand, Tajikistan, according to the EMSC.

By Shubham Kalia

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