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Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as 6.2 hit Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region at 10:41 UTC (15:11 local time) on May 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 111.9 km (69.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles)....

May 09, 2018

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Deadly M6.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Hindu Kush region, northern Afghanistan at 07:07 UTC on January 31, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 191.2 km (118.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 189 km (117 miles). According to the...

January 31, 2018

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Deep M6.6 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region at 10:28 UTC on April 10, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 210.4 km (130.7 miles). EMSC reports M6.6 at a depth of 211 km (131 miles). PMD NSMC (Pakistan)...

April 10, 2016

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Major M8.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

A major earthquake registered by USGS as M7.5 hit Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan at 09:09 UTC on October 26, 2015. USGS registered depth of 213.5 km (132.7 miles). EMSC reports M7.5 at a depth of 190 km (118 miles). Pakistan's National Seismic Monitoring...

October 26, 2015

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New study maps glacier mass change in the Himalayas

Glacial  reservoirs are among largest  freshwater deposits on Earth. About 1% of global sea level rise is caused by melting - that's about 3-4% of the total  global glaciers and ice caps. However, researchers don't have enough data considering regional behaviour

August 23, 2012