A Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake struck Afghanistan and Tajikistan Border Region being (Pakistan) on Thursday, 14 November 2019.
So far the earthquake was considered as a minor one but the after effects can be very dangerous for the people.
What to do after an earthquake?
- Expect aftershocks hours, days, or weeks after the main quake.
- Aftershocks can cause building damage and falling debris that could injure you.
- Avoid open flames in damaged buildings.
- Earthquakes can damage gas lines, so don’t use lighters or matches.
- If you live near the coast, stay away from the beach.
- Earthquakes can cause dangerous tsunamis and flooding.
- Drive carefully and plan alternative routes.
- Structural damage and traffic light outages may make it difficult to get to your destination.