The depth of the quake that occurred at 14:49:16 IST today was found to be 27 km….reports Asian Lite News
An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on the Richter Scale jolted China’s Xinjiang region on Tuesday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) reported.
The depth of the quake that occurred at 14:49:16 IST today was found to be 27 km.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.7, Occurred on 31-10-2023, 14:49:16 IST, Lat: 37.70 & Long: 75.22, Depth: 27 Km, Location: Xinjiang,” the NCS posted on X.
No casualties are reported. Further details are awaited.
Meanwhile, an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Fiji on Tuesday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported.
The depth of the quake that occurred at 11:10:56 GMT today was found to be 568 Km.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:6.3, Occurred on 31-10-2023, 16:40:57 IST, Lat: -17.75 & Long: -178.86, Depth: 568 Km, Location: 287km E of Suva,” the NCS reported on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, in Chile, an earthquake of magnitude 6.5 on the Richter scale struck Vallenar on Tuesday, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
The depth of the quake that occurred at 09:33:42 local time was found to be 83 Km.
“Earthquake (Sismo) confirmed by seismic data. Preliminary info: M6.5, 83 km W of Vallenar (Chile), local time 09:33:42,” EMSC said in a post on X.
Meanwhile, an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on the Richter Scale jolted Afghanistan on Saturday, the National Centre for Seismology informed.
According to NCS, the earthquake occurred at 10:11:10 (IST) at a depth of 100 kilometers.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.7, Occurred on 28-10-2023, 10:11:10 IST, Lat: 36.69 & Long: 71.22, Depth: 100 Km, Region: Afghanistan,” the NCS posted from their official handle on X.
Notably, this is the fifth earthquake to strike the impoverished nation in quick succession and comes just a week after a strong earthquake in Herat province claimed over 4,000 lives.
Last week, an earthquake in the Herat province of Afghanistan claimed more than 4,000 lives and destroyed thousands of residential houses, Khaama Press reported citing the Taliban-led ministry.
Herat and surrounding regions were shaken by the magnitude 6.3 earthquake and its powerful aftershocks. The Taliban-led Ministry of Disaster Management of Afghanistan has announced that 1,983 residential houses have also been destroyed in 20 villages in Herat on Saturday.
The Taliban has not yet given an estimate of the number of deaths and injuries in the earthquake in Herat province. (ANI)