A earthquake A magnitude 6.8 tremor struck eastern Tajikistanreported the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
The movement was felt at 05:37 local time (0037 GMT) and its epicenter had a depth of about 20.5 kilometers, added the USGS.
LOOK HERE: The 25 firefighters who helped in Syria after the earthquake return to Venezuela
He anticipated that “little or no population” will be exposed to landslides by the earthquake, whose epicenter seemed to be located in Upper Badakhshanan eastern semi-autonomous province bordering Afghanistan and China.
A magnitude 5.0 aftershock was felt in the region about 20 minutes after the initial quake.
MORE INFORMATION: More than 130 injured in Syria by the new earthquake with epicenter in Turkey
The sparsely populated territory borders the pamir mountain range.
I am Jack Morton and I work in 24 News Recorder. I mostly cover world news and I have also authored 24 news recorder. I find this work highly interesting and it allows me to keep up with current events happening around the world.