A magnitude 5.8 earthquake, centered near the desolate Hindu Kush region of northern Afghanistan, shook the capital of Kabul on Thursday.
Tremors from the quake were also felt across India and Pakistan, including the capital of Islamabad.
As of Friday evening local time, there were no reports of damage or injuries from the earthquake, which struck at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
The Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan, near the meeting of the Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates, is prone to earthquakes and averages three quakes of magnitude 5.0 or greater per year, according to the United States Geological Survey.
This holiday weekend, a rare astronomical phenomenon will occur that will not be seen again until October 2015.
Severe weather and drenching downpours will affect parts of the Plains and Midwest over the Memorial Day Weekend.
"This pup was literally singing when he saw his family," Michelle Karolicki, relocation program manager of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society, said about a reunion that took place on Thursday.
For the second time in less than 24 hours, thunderstorms are drenching San Antonio.
NOAA released its 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast Thursday, predicting another active season.
During Sunday's race, the skies will be variably cloud with the risk of a few showers.
Udall, KS (1955)
This town 25 southeast of Wichita was destroyed by a tornado; 80 people dead.
New York, NY (1979)
A one-hour and 18 minute delay between the Pirates and Mets game due to fog.
Philadelphia, PA (1991)
96 degrees -- a record sixth 90-degree reading for the month. (The month ended with twelve 90-degree days.)