Afghanistan earthquake: 6.5-magnitude earthquake close to Gorm, based on the USGS

(CNN) A robust earthquake struck northeastern Afghanistan, on Tuesday, and earthquakes have been felt in cities in Pakistan and India.

The USGS reported that the 6.5-magnitude earthquake positioned 40 kilometers southeast of the city of Gorm had a depth of 187.6 kilometers.

No less than seven folks, together with two youngsters, have been injured within the cities of Khyber, Swabi, Mardan and Shangla in Pakistan, based on Bilal Faizi, spokesman for the provincial rescue companies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Faizi mentioned landslides additionally blocked roads within the northern metropolis of Abbottabad.

Robust tremors have been felt within the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, based on the CNN staff on the bottom. Fixed shaking was felt, and other people have been seen evacuating their properties when the bushes shook. Witnesses in Lahore informed CNN that the earthquake was felt there.

Earthquakes have been additionally felt in New Delhi and in Srinagar – the most important metropolis in Indian-administered Kashmir – the place an eyewitness informed CNN he noticed his home shake, as neighbors evacuated.

In the meantime, residents of the Pakistani metropolis of Islamabad mentioned that cracks appeared within the partitions of their properties.

This can be a breaking information story. Extra particulars to come back.

This story has been up to date to appropriate the magnitude of the earthquake.