About another hour later at 7:07am the third quake originated in the Hindu Kush
region of Afghanistan, but most of northern and central Pakistan was terrified by the quake at 12:07pm.
Afghanistan is frequently hit by earthquakes, especially in the Hindu Kush
mountain range, which lies near the junction of the Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates.
New Delhi [India], Jan 31 ( ANI ): The northern part of India on Wednesday felt the tremor of the earthquake, epicentre of which was Afghanistan's Hindu Kush
But, as in many other parts of the world, researchers say, Pakistan's glaciers are fast receding, especially those at lower elevations, including in the Hindu Kush
mountain ranges in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan.
These pieces were made in the centuries immediately after the conquests of Alexander the Great in what is now Iran, Afghanistan, and the Hindu Kush
The quake was centered near Hindu Kush
Region Afghanistan at a depth of 80 kilometres, sending people fleeing shaking buildings in Chitral, Swat, Malakand and adjoining areas.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department, unofficial known as Pakistan Met Office, said a statement that the quake's epicenter was determined at Afghanistan's Hindu Kush
Mountain range with a focal depth of 175 km.
Kabul/Islamabad, Rabi'I 16, 1437, Dec 27, 2015, SPA -- A strong earthquake in the Hindu Kush
mountains has killed a soldier and a pregnant woman, Pakistani media reported Sunday.
7 in Northern Afghanistan's Hindu Kush
mountain range, causing damage in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
The epicentre of yesterday's tremor, in the Hindu Kush
mountains, triggered landslides and collapsed buildings across remote areas that could be left impassible.
Centered 82 kilometers southeast of Feyzabad in a remote area of the Hindu Kush
mountain range and at a depth of 212 kilometers (131 miles), the quake registered at a magnitude of 7.
7 and an epicenter deep in the Hindu Kush
region of Afghanistan.
International relief agencies rushed to the scene, but researchers warn that such disasters are inevitable for the entire Hindu Kush
Himalayan region with the continuous sinking of the Indian tectonic plate below the Eurasian plate.
Besides, the guidelines and best practices for sustainable urbanisation in the Himalayas, laid under the Hindu Kush
Himalayas by the Union environment ministry and its research institution G.
Significantly, glaciers in the Karakoram Range, located on the northwestern end of the Hindu Kush
Himalayan range, are not retreating.