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BREAKING: 6.2-magnitude earthquake shakes central Italy

A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy at 3:36 a.m. local time Wednesday morning, the USGS reported.

The epicenter was located 10 kilometers (6 miles) southeast of Norcia, Italy with a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles). Norcia is located about 111 kilometers (69 miles) from Rome.

There have been reports of shaking felt in the capital city of Rome, according to BBC News.

The 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy, about 69 miles northeast of Rome. (Image/USGS)

At this time, there are no reports of damage or injuries.

A 4.6-magnitude aftershock occurred at 3:56 am local time near the city of Amatrice, just to the south of Norcia.

Stay tuned for further updates.