A powerful earthquake measured 6.2-magnitude hit northeastern Afghanistan, in the wee hours of Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

It occurred at around 12:53 a.m. local time (2020 GMT) at the depth of 220.8 km when the quake shocked the Hindu Kush Region, some 255 km northeast from the Afghan capital Kabul, recorded by the USGS website.

People in Kabul could feel house rattling quickly which last for some 30 seconds.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.