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7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Tajikistan, tremors also felt in China

An official in the region told Xinhua news agency that the earthquake across the border was felt strongly, but no immediate reports of casualties and losses have been received yet

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A 7.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Tajikistan on Thursday and was also strongly felt in China's Xinjiang region.
An official in the region told Xinhua news agency that the earthquake across the border was felt strongly, but no immediate reports of casualties and losses have been received yet.
Currently, power supply and communication in Kashgar are normal.
Many counties and cities in Kashgar and nearby areas are within the 300-km radius of the epicentre.
A earthquake occured at 8.37 a.m., according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).
The epicentre was monitored at 37.98 degrees north latitude and 73.29 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 10 km, according to the CENC.
 

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 11:28 AM IST

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