2010 Afghanistan earthquake
|Date||18 April 2010|
|Origin time||20:28:50 UTC |
|Magnitude||5.6 MW |
|Depth||11 km (6.8 mi) |
|Casualties||11 killed, 70+ injured |
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.
- ISC (19 January 2015), ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900–2009), Version 2.0, International Seismological Centre
- USGS. "M5.6 - central Afghanistan". United States Geological Survey.