USGS-(ENEWSPF)- The United States Geological Survey reported a 6.3 magnitude earthquake centered in Afghanistan near the border of Pakistan.
The quake struck on December 25, 2015, at 1:14:47 Chicago time.
The epicenter was 41km (25mi) WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan; 48km (30mi) SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan; 49km (30mi) WSW of Ishkashim, Tajikistan; 84km (52mi) SE of Fayzabad, Afghanistan; and 281km (175mi) NE of Kabul, Afghanistan.
The quake rumbled far below the surface at a depth of 203.4 km (126.4 mi).
More than 30 people were injured as houses or walls collapsed in the northwestern Pakistan city of Peshawar, said emergency rescue service spokesman Bilal Ahmed Faizi. A total of 41 people were taken to hospitals in the city, according to doctors and rescue officials.