5.9-magnitude quake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan -- USGS

12:57, May 15, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region at 21:07:22 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 207.40 km, was initially determined to be at 36.4414 degrees north latitude and 70.7419 degrees east longitude.

Source: Xinhua

 
 
     
 
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