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Earthquakes rock Sikkim, Afghanistan

Earthquake in Kashmit today morning

An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale struck Yuksom town in Sikkim on Monday early morning, National Center for Seismology informed.

The earthquake took place at around 4.15 am at a depth of 10 kilometres from 70 km north-west of Yuksom. “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.3, Occurred on 13-02-2023, 04:15:04 IST, Lat: 27.81 & Long: 87.71, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 70 km NW of Yuksom, Sikkim, India,” the NCS informed in a tweet.

Further details are awaited.

Another earthquake hit Afghanistan. “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.3, Occurred on 13-02-2023, 06:47:53 IST, Lat: 36.51 & Long: 71.40, Depth: 135 Km, Location: 100km SE of Fayzabad, Afghanistan,” NCS tweeted on Monday.