Tajikistan earthquake rocks Central Asia


Tajikistan, Dec 7: An earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitude struck in Tajikistan, the US Geological Survey said.

The epicenter of the quake was 111 km southwest of Karakul, a sparsely populated mountainous area, at a depth of 28 kilometers, the US Geological Survey said.

A spokesman for Tajikistan's Emergencies Committee said it had no information so far on any casualties or damage from the quake.

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