Navobod, March 23: An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 on the Richter scale struck 51 km north-north west of Novobod, Tajikistan on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. Navobod is a town in Tajikistan. Earthquake in Afghanistan: Quake of Magnitude 6.8 on Richter Scale Hits Afghan Country; Tremors Felt in India and Pakistan.

The earthquake occurred at 01:37:44 (UTC+05:30) and hit Novobod, Tajikistan on Thursday, at a depth of 5.6 km, the USGS informed. The earthquake's epicentre was 39.452°N and 69.953°E, respectively. Earthquake in Indonesia: Quake of Magnitude 5.2 on Richter Scale Hits Kencong, No Casualty Reported.

No casualties have been reported yet. Further details awaited.

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