YEMEN Press Agency

4 magnitude earthquake hits Tajikistan

WORLD, March 18 (YPA) – A spokeswoman for the Emergency and Civil Defense Committee of Tajikistan, Umida Yusufi, reported that a 4.0-magnitude earthquake occurred early Saturday morning.

“At 5:01 am today, Saturday, local time, an earthquake of 4 degrees occurred in the territory of Tajikistan,” Umida Yusufi said in a statement

She added that the epicenter of the quake was 260 km southeast of the capital, Dushanbe.

Umida Yusufi continued: “In Dushanbe, the magnitude of the earthquake reached two degrees, and there are no victims or injuries.”