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June 2022 Afghanistan earthquake

Coordinates: 33°01′N 69°28′E / 33.02°N 69.46°E / 33.02; 69.46
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June 2022 Afghanistan earthquake
damage by earthquake
June 2022 Afghanistan earthquake is located in Afghanistan
June 2022 Afghanistan earthquake
Kabul
Kabul
Islamabad
Islamabad
June 2022 Afghanistan earthquake is located in Pakistan
June 2022 Afghanistan earthquake
Kabul
Kabul
Islamabad
Islamabad
UTC time2022-06-21 20:54:36
ISC event624496986
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local date2022-06-22 (2022-06-22)
Local time01:24:36 (UTC+04:30)
01:54:36 (UTC+05:00)
Magnitude6.2 Mw
Depth4.0 km (2.5 mi)
Epicenter33°01′N 69°28′E / 33.02°N 69.46°E / 33.02; 69.46[1]
TypeStrike-slip
Max. intensityIX (Violent)
AftershocksAt least 30, largest is a 5.1 Mww
Casualties1,163 killed, 6,027+ injured

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.[2] At least 1000 people were killed and 1500 were injured.[3]

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