Strong earthquake strikes near Afghanistan-Pakistan border

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck southern Asia on Monday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter was 45 kilometers south southwest of Jarm, Afghanistan, near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

CNN teams in Kabul, New Delhi, India, and Islamabad, Pakistan, all felt strong tremors.

A USGS map showed that shaking traveled into Tajikistan as well.

The quake’s epicenter was at a depth of 213.5 kilometers (132.6 miles).

There were no immediate reports of casualties and damage.

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