A 6.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in eastern Tajikistan. The earthquake was also felt in neighboring countries.
The American Geological Survey announced the magnitude of the earthquake as 6.8.
The epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred 20 kilometers deep in the ground, was 67 kilometers west of the city of Murghob.
An aftershock with a magnitude of 5 occurred about 20 minutes after the earthquake.
No information was given on whether there were any casualties or injuries in the earthquake.