Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Jolts Fayzabad

FAYZABAD (BNA) An earthquake of magnitude of 5.1 jolted the city of Faizabad, the center of Badakhshan, said local officials of the province.
Moazuddin Ahmadi, the head of information and culture of Badakhshan, told BNA that an earthquake shook Badakhshan province around 3:50am Tuesday morning.
According to him, the earthquake had a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale and was centered in Shaghnan district of this province.
No information about financial and human losses caused by the earthquake so far, he said Bakhtar News Agency.


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