The quake struck at 5:58 am (local time) at a depth of about 8 km, and its epicentre was in the southeastern part of the Pamir plateau.
Iranian state television described the temblor as hitting today near Mashaad, the country's second-largest city. It offered no immediate information on possible damage or injuries.
The epicentre of the quake, which hit at 7:40 pm (1740 GMT), was 238 kilometres (about 150 miles) northwest of Botswana's capital Gaborone, the US Geological Survey said.
The epicentre of the quake was located in the county's Ajia and Puping villages, where some houses were reportedly damaged, said Wang Caixun, a publicity official of Yangbi County in Yunnan Province.
According to National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the quake, whose epicentre was in the Nicobar islands region, occurred at 8:21 AM at a depth of 10 kms.
The shallow quake struck at 3:03 AM (2203 GMT), with an epicentre just 23 kilometres (14 miles) southwest of Pakistan's coastal city of Pasni, the USGS said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked the Congress over the role of "one family" in the freedom struggle and said they had neglected the contribution of others.
Coming hours after Delhi and parts of north India experienced a mild earthquake, Modi‘s quip was a riposte to Rahul Gandhi who had earlier said that if he speaks in Parliament an earthquake would follow.
The epicentre of the quake was Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand, said J L Gautam, Operations head at the National Seismological Bureau, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences.
The tremors felt were in Guwahati, Assam at around 2:42 pm and the exact location of the earthquake was measured at 24.016Â° North and 92.006Â°East, the US Geological survey added.
A strong earthquake struck northeast of Tokyo today but there was no fear of a tsunami, Japan's meteorological agency said.
The US Geological Survey said the quake struck near the southern coast of the quake-prone South American nation at 1422 GMT.
A low intensity earthquake was reported this morning at a place in Upper Siang district close to the Indo-China border.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-7.9 quake struck 46 kilometers (29 miles) east of Taron in Papua New Guinea on Saturday. The quake was deep, at 103 kilometers (61 miles). Deeper earthquakes tend to cause less damage than shallow ones.
The quake hit Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture in Xinjiang, state-run Xinhua news agency quoted the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) as saying.
There were no risks of seismic waves or immediate reports of damage from Thursday's quake, which struck at 6:23 am (local time) off Fukushima prefecture some 210 kilometres northeast of Tokyo, Japanese authorities said.
National broadcaster NHK urged residents to "flee immediately" to higher ground, reminding viewers to heed the lessons of the "Great East Japan Earthquake".
A some three metre tsunami could hit the northeastern coast, the agency said, including Fukushima -- home to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, site of one of the world's worst nuclear disasters.
The tsunami struck at 6:38 am (local time), a TEPCO official told a televised news conference after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit the region earlier.
According to the National Center for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the mild tremor hit Delhi at around 4.30 am and was epicentred near Delhi-Haryana border.
At least two people were killed and more fatalities were feared after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck New Zealand today, while residents in coastal areas fled following tsunami warnings.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said no tsunami warning had been posted. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said "a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected."
The quake was centered 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Cushing, at a shallow depth of 3.8 miles (6 km), the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The quake, which measured 6.6 according to the US Geological Survey, was bigger than one on Aug. 24 that killed almost 300 people. Many people have fled the area since then, helping to avoid a new devastating death toll.
The quake, at a relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres, struck shortly after 2:00 pm (0500 GMT) in Tottori prefecture.