June 2022 Afghanistan earthquake

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An earthquake, about moment magnitude (Mw ) 6.2, hit the Durand Line, between Afghanistan and Pakistan on 22 June 2022 at 02:24 Afghanistan Time (UTC+4:30).

The earthquake destroyed many houses in Afghanistan. It was felt in the southern parts of India and Pakistan's capital Islamabad and eastern Punjab province.[1] At least 1000 people were killed and 1500 were injured.[2]

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  1. "Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 shakes Afghanistan, Pakistan". Reuters. 2022-06-22. Archived from the original on 2022-06-22. Retrieved 2022-06-22.
  2. "Afghanistan rocked by 6.1 magnitude quake leaving 280 dead, according to Taliban officials". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 22 June 2022. Retrieved 22 June 2022.

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