Update: 12:20 a.m. EST -- The death toll from the earthquake in Northeast India has gone up to at least five, Press Trust of India reported, citing India's National Disaster Management Agency. Rescue operations in the remote region are being hampered by severed power lines and telecommunication links.

Update: 10:40 p.m. EST -- At least four were killed and another 100 injured as a result of the earthquake in Northeast India, police said, according to the Associated Press. The earthquake caused damage to several buildings around Imphal, India, and caused debris to fall on nearby people.

"The ground swayed for almost a minute, jolting people awake in their homes," one resident, Apem Arthur, told the AP. 

ManipurEarthquake_Jan2016 A resident surveys a damaged wall at a house in Imphal, India after a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the country's northeast, near its borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, Jan. 4, 2016. Photo: Getty Images/AFP/STRDEL

Original story:

A magnitude-6.7 earthquake struck the northeastern region of India Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Neither casualties nor damage have been reported yet. 

The epicenter of the quake was in India's Manipur state, about 18 miles west of Imphal and close to the border of Myanmar. Although the magnitude of the earthquake has been reported as 6.7, that figure could be preliminary and subject to change.