Uzbek capital shaken by Afghan earthquake
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Oct. 26
By Demir Azizov - Trend:
Uzbekistan's capital of Tashkent felt an earthquake, estimated at four points on Richter Scale, Oct. 26 at 14:10 local time (UTC/GMT +5 hours).
Tremors lasted unusually long time - for about four minutes, causing the capital's residents run into the streets.
According to preliminary information, the earthquake's epicenter was in the Hindu Kush Mountains in Afghanistan.
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) has said that the earthquake measured 7.7 on the Richter Scale.