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NCS Reports 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake in Afghanistan

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The National Center for Seismology has issued a report confirming a magnitude 4.3 earthquake in Afghanistan. The seismic event occurred on May 14, 2024, at 16:08:31 IST, with its epicenter located at latitude 36.56 N and longitude 71.36 E. The earthquake struck at a depth of 199 kilometers.

While the earthquake’s intensity falls within the moderate range, its occurrence in Afghanistan raises concerns about potential impact, particularly in areas close to the epicenter. Authorities and residents are advised to remain vigilant and prepared for aftershocks, which are common following seismic activity of this nature.

The National Center for Seismology continues to monitor the situation closely and will provide updates as necessary to ensure the safety and well-being of those affected by the earthquake. Stay tuned for further information and follow safety guidelines issued by local authorities.

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