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Earthquake In Tajikistan

Earthquake In Tajikistan:

An earthquake of 7.2 Ritcher recently hit Tajikistan.

  • The epicentre of the earthquake was just 82 km away from China border.
  • The quake was felt in the western part of the Xinjiang region. The earthquake was first reported by the Chinese.
  • A severe earthquake of 7.8 Richter struck Turkey and Syria.
  • There were 2100 aftershocks.
  • On 20 February 2023, more than 6,000 aftershocks were recorded.
  • It was one of the deadliest earthquakes in the history of Turkey.
  • Turkey is located in a seismically fragile zone.
  • It is at the tri-junction of three plates namely the Arabian plate, the African plate, and the Eurasian plate.
  • .The recent earthquakes are because of the movement of the African plate, Arabian plate, and Indian plate.
  • After the collision, they release a few aftershocks to settle down.