6.4 magnitude earthquake hits China

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A major quake shocks the citizens of Tibet’s Nyingchi Prefecture which is closely located on the Indian border in the wee hours of Saturday morning.

The earthquake was measured 6.9 on Richter scale.

The quake occurred at around 6.34 am, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).

It was reported that the quake strikes the area at a depth of about 10 km.

The strong quake which hits the Tibet’s Nyingchi Prefecture area has caused a power failure and building damages in some villages in Nyingchi city.

Following this, the Nyingchi government has said the earthquake’s epicenter was located in an uninhabited region.

It was followed by a 5-magnitude earthquake which took place at around 8:31 am.

It was learned that the second quake struck at a depth of about 6 km in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

However, no casualties have been reported so far.

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