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Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake

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HOT support magnitude 7.5 Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake

The 2015 Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake hit remote areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday the 26th October with a magnitude of 7.5, with a series of tremors, measuring 4.0 or higher striking west of the original epicentre in the following hours. The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported that the earthquake was centred in the mountainous Hindu Kush region, 76km (45 miles) south of Faizabad, in Badakhshan province.