Earthquake: 6.3 magnitude quake shakes part of Western Afghanistan

Recently there has news come on the internet that once again a substantial earthquake has hit western Afghanistan and has shaken it. Due to the earthquake, more than 2,000 people have been killed in western Afghanistan. Since the news came on the internet it went viral on many social networking sites. This is very painful and shocking news for those who have lost their loved ones in an earthquake. Now this news left many questions in people’s minds and people are very curious to know about the whole information about the news. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.


As per the US Geological Survey, the 6.3 volume earthquake on Wednesday morning, 11 October 2023 was about 28 Kilometers outside the capital of Herat Province. The USGC team also stated the depth of the quake had been 10.0km. The Saturday’s heart-deadly quake had been about 40km (25 miles) northwest of the provincial capital. Information Ministry representative Abdul Wahid Rayan stated that Today’s quake has wounded around 80 individuals and a landslide has stopped the major Herat-Torghondi highway. Scroll down to the next page for more information about the news.

Additionally, the report noted that the landslide also flattened all 700 homes in Chahak village, which was unchanged by the tremors of the last few days. There have been mounds in the soil where homes used to be. However, there is no record of people’s deaths in Chahak as individuals have taken shelter in tents this week, worrying for their lives as earthquakes continue to rock Herat. This news left many people in shock and pain and currently, this news has been trending on the internet. You are on the right page for more information about the news, so read the article till the end.

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Reportedly, the Saturday’s deadly quake, numerous Afghans who survived the strong quake had been bracing for a winter of homelessness. Volunteers served with spades and pickaxes in Herat province since Saturday’s deadly volume 6.3 earthquake observed by strong aftershocks while others dug tombs instead. Almost 12,110 people (1730 families) in five sections Zindajan, Injil, Khosan, Injil, Gulran, and Herat Province were impacted by the earthquake. The hardest-hit village has been Naieb Rafi, Kushk, Sia Aab, Kajkal, Mahal Wardakah, and Nawabad in the Zindajan neighborhood where 100% of houses are destroyed. Here we have shared all the information that we had if we get any information then we will update you soon.

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