Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes Hindu Kush of northern Afghanistan, no major damage reported

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has rattled the Hindu Kush region in northern Afghanistan, but no major damage or injuries were reported.

The temblor late Friday night was felt in the capital Kabul, where beds shook and chandeliers swung for about 15 seconds. No major damage or injuries had been reported by Saturday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the 11:51 p.m. (1921 GMT) quake was deep, some 199.7 kilometers (124.1 miles) below the surface.

Its epicenter was some 75 kilometers (45 miles) southeast of Faizabad and 265 kilometers (165 miles) northeast of Kabul.