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BREAKING: 6.7-magnitude earthquake shakes India, Bangladesh

A powerful earthquake shook parts of India and Bangladesh at 4:35 a.m. local time, waking people up in the the middle of the night across the entire area.

People rushed out of their homes as the tremor knocked over furniture and caused books to fall from their shelves, according to the Associated Press.

The epicenter of the quake was in India's Manipur state, 29 km (18 miles) west-northwest of Imphal, India, according to the USGS.Imphal is the capital city of the Manipur state with a population of over 220,000.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or fatalities, but there was damage to buildings across the area that were shaken by the early morning tremor.

People in the area should anticipate aftershocks over the next several days, but they will likely be of a lesser magnitude than the one that struck early Monday morning.

There were no earthquakes leading up to the 6.7-magnitude earthquake. Sometimes small earthquakes can be an indication of an impending big earthquake.