Tremors of Afghanistan quake felt in Pakistan; no injuries reported

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October 30, 2009 10:03

 
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A moderate earthquake centered in Afghanistan caused tremors across Pakistan's northwest and parts of Afghanistan, said a meteorology official on Friday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage in the Friday morning temblor, the tremors of which could be felt in Islamabad. Mohammed Tauqeer of the Pakistan Meteorological Office says the 5.0-magnitude quake originated in southeastern Afghanistan at a depth of 10 kilometers. It was the second earthquake to hit the region in less than 24 hours. On Thursday night, a 6.0 magnitude quake jolted parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan. No casualties were reported from that quake.

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