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Earthquake of 6.8 magnitude hits Tajikistan

News Agencies | Updated on: 16 June 2020, 8:40 IST

An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale struck near Dushanbe in Tajikistan on Tuesday morning.

"An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 on the Richter Scale hit 341km ESE (east-southeast) of Dushanbe, Tajikistan at 7:00 am today," said National Centre for Seismology.


So far, there is no knowledge of the loss of human life. More information is awaited.

(ANI)

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First published: 16 June 2020, 8:38 IST
 
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