September 17th, 2010
03:54 PM ET

6.3. quake hits northeast Afghanistan

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck the Hindu Kush region of northeast Afghanistan Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter of the earthquake occurred 165 miles northeast of Kabul, where the earthquake was still felt, reports CNN's Joe Duran.

CNN freelancer Bill Skinner said from a military base six to seven kilometers east of Kabul that the ground shook for about 15 seconds, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

This story is developing. We'll bring you the latest information as we get it.

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  1. okay

    Screw Pakistan..send the money to New Orleans

    September 19, 2010 at 10:14 pm | Report abuse |
  2. jerry

    mathew#24

    September 20, 2010 at 10:54 am | Report abuse |
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