Magnitude-6.3 Quake Shakes Afghanistan

NEW YORK (AP) -- A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has rattled the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan late Friday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The 11:51 p.m. (1921 GMT) quake was deep, some 199.7 kilometers (124.1 miles) below the surface, the USGS said.

No tsunami warnings were issued.

The USGS said the quake hit some 75 kilometers (45 miles) southeast of Faizabad, Afghanistan, and 265 kilometers (165 miles) northeast of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.