2010 Afghanistan earthquake

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2010 Afghanistan earthquake
2010 Afghanistan earthquake is located in Afghanistan
2010 Afghanistan earthquake
Date 18 April 2010
Origin time 20:28:50 UTC [1]
Magnitude 5.6 MW [1]
Depth 11 km (6.8 mi) [1]
Epicenter 35°43′N 67°41′E / 35.71°N 67.68°E / 35.71; 67.68Coordinates: 35°43′N 67°41′E / 35.71°N 67.68°E / 35.71; 67.68 [1]
Areas affected Afghanistan
Landslides Yes [2]
Casualties 11 killed, 70+ injured [2]

The 2010 Afghanistan earthquake occurred on April 18 with a moment magnitude of 5.6. Eleven people were killed and more than 70 were injured. More than two thousand houses were destroyed. The earthquake could be felt in Mazar-i-Sharif, Kabul, and elsewhere in Afghanistan, as well as in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.[2]

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