Moderate 5.0 quake strikes northern Afghanistan

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan late Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

Kabul: A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan late Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
The agency said the quake hit at 8:53 pm (1623 GMT) at a depth of 32 kilometres (20 miles).
The epicentre was 52 kilometres east-southeast of the city of Mazar-i-Sharif, capital of Balkh province, USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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