6.0-magnitude quake hits Hindu Kush region

Updated: 2011-05-15 07:30


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BEIJING - An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted Hindu Kush mountain range of Afghanistan at 5:07 am Beijing Time on Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 200 km, was monitored at 36.5 degrees north latitude and 70.8 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement.


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