Light 4.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Badakhshan, Afghanistan

A 4.3 magnitude quake recently rocked Badakhshan, Afghanistan, according to Volcano Discovery.

The website that provides information on all things related to the lithosphere said the seismic event took place at 5:47 am on Monday and had a Richter scale magnitude of 4.3.

The earthquake’s epicenter was located in the southwest of Ashkashim district in Badakhshan and had a depth of 135 km.

Other areas of Afghanistan, including Takhar, Kunduz, and Baghlan, experienced the effects of the earthquake, according to local sources.

Additionally, some media outlets have reported that the earthquake was felt in parts of Tajikistan, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan..

Following the recent deadly earthquakes in Turkey, there have also been reports of potential for a powerful earthquake originating in Afghanistan.