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6.6-magnitude earthquake shakes Afghanistan, Pakistan, India

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck northeastern Afghanistan on Sunday and was felt in Pakistan and India.

The earthquake occurred at 2:58 p.m. AFT (6:28 a.m. EDT) about 39 km (24 miles) west-southwest of Ashkasham, Afghanistan, or 282 km (175 miles) northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, according to the USGS.

Tremors from the earthquake were felt in Kabul, Lahore and Delhi, BBC News reported. Residents were forced to leave their homes. In Delhi, the metro train system was temporarily halted.

Sunday's earthquake occurred in the same area as the 7.5-magnitude earthquake that killed more than 300 people in October 2015.

There were initially no reports of damage or injuries.