Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits eastern Afghanistan

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits eastern Afghanistan


The earthquake hit at 1:24 a.m. about 46 kilometers (28.5 miles) southwest of the city of Khost, which lies close to the country’s border with Pakistan.

The quake registered at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), according to USGS.

The agency assigned the quake a yellow alert level, indicating some casualties are possible and that the impact should be relatively localized. Casualty figures are not yet clear.

This is a developing story.

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