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2-10-2014, 10:56

4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Tajikistan


Avesta.Tj | 02.10.2014 |An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit Tajikistan on Wednesday night, according to Tajikistan’s Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defence.



The epicenter was in Rogun city, 76 km northeast of the capital, and the quake could be felt in Dushanbe, a committee official said.


No casualties had been reported, said the state emergency situations committee.


This is the second major earthquake registered in Tajikistan over the last day. Another earthquake measuring 5.0 was recorded in the eastern part of the country Wednesday morning.