USGS Map image with star indicating the center point of the Afghan Earthquake

Afghanistan Earthquake Oct 2015

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Afghanistan on October 26, 2015 at 09:09:32 UTC. A powerful earthquake struck northern Afghanistan on October 26, with tremors felt as widely as Pakistan and northern India. The magnitude 7.5 quake was centred in the mountainous Hindu Kush region, 75km (46 miles) south of Faizabad, the US Geological Survey reported.