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Afghanistan : Earthquake : 2009/04/17
GLIDE: EQ-2009-000077-AFG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/04/17
Country
   or
District
Afghanistan
Name Earthquake
Outline The U.S. Geological Survey said a 5.5 magnitude quake hit eastern Afghanistan just before 2 a.m. on 17 April 2009, followed by a 5.1 magnitude aftershock two hours later.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • anspress.com 2009/04/17
    Two earthquakes in eastern Afghanistan have killed at least 60 people and destroyed dozens of homes.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2009/04/17
    Dozens of people were feared dead and scores of houses destroyed by an earthquake in eastern Afghanistan early on 17 April 2009.
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