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Quake Rocks Afghanistan's Hindu Kush Area


FILE - A 7.5 magnitude earthquake, which was centered 82 kilometers southeast of Feyzabad, in a remote area of the Hindu Kush mountain range, was felt in neighboring Pakistan, Oct. 26, 2015.

An earthquake struck in a mountainous region in northeastern Afghanistan late Saturday and could be felt in nearby Pakistan.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 5.2 magnitude quake in the Hindu Kush region, while the Pakistan Meteorological Department recorded the temblor at 5.7 magnitude.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

In October 2015, the Hindu Kush region suffered a 7.5 magnitude earthquake that left nearly 400 people dead.

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