Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 strikes Pakistan

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An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck Pakistan on Wednesday, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), GFZ said.

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On March 21, 2023, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck northern Afghanistan, killing at least one person in neighboring Pakistan and causing strong shaking across the north in both countries.

Last year's earthquake led to the death of a 13-year-old girl when a wall in her home collapsed on her, and 34 people were injured in the northern Pakistani district of Swat.

Pakistan has not reported any fatalites from Tuesday's earthquake.

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