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Afghanistan : Earthquake : 2005/10/23

GLIDE:  EQ-2005-000181-AFG

Duration 2005/10/23
Country or District Afghanistan
Name Earthquake
Outline An earthquake destroyed homes and killed five people near Afghanistan's eastern border with Pakistan, a Defense Ministry spokesman said.
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Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2005/10/23
An earthquake hit southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing five people and affecting six villages in the province of Paktika, a defence ministry official said.

CNN NEWS 2005/10/23
Pakistan's Seismological Center in the city of Peshawar said two quakes were registered along the border area early Sunday. One was a magnitude-5.2 and hit just after midnight local time. The other, a magnitude-4.9 quake, struck at dawn.