Afghanistan earthquake: 6.5-magnitude earthquake near Gorm, according to the USGS

(CNN) A strong earthquake struck northeastern Afghanistan, on Tuesday, and earthquakes were felt in cities in Pakistan and India.

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

At least seven people, including two children, were injured in the cities of Khyber, Swabi, Mardan and Shangla in Pakistan, according to Bilal Faizi, spokesman for the provincial rescue services in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Faizi said landslides also blocked roads in the northern city of Abbottabad.

Strong tremors were felt in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, according to the CNN team on the ground. Constant shaking was felt, and people were seen evacuating their homes when the trees shook. Witnesses in Lahore told CNN that the earthquake was felt there.

Earthquakes were also felt in New Delhi and in Srinagar – the largest city in Indian-administered Kashmir – where an eyewitness told CNN he saw his house shake, as neighbors evacuated.

Meanwhile, residents of the Pakistani city of Islamabad said that cracks appeared in the walls of their homes.

This is a breaking news story. More details to come.

This story has been updated to correct the magnitude of the earthquake.

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