Magnitude 6.4 earthquake jolts Kabul

A view of Kabul City. FILE PHOTO

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake jolted Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan on Thursday afternoon, according to US Geological Survey (USGC).

Kabul and Takhar residents reported a relatively strong earthquake at 1:51 p.m. local time.

The earthquake also affected Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

According to USGS the center of the 44 km SSW of Jurm district in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan.

The depth of the earthquake was 206.6 kilometers