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Strong 6.3-magnitude quake hits Tibet close to India, no casualties yet

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck China's remote Himalayan region of Tibet close to India early Wednesday, authorities said

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

Earthquake
Earthquake

A strong 6.3-magnitude struck China's remote Himalayan region of close to India early Wednesday, authorities said.

The epicentre of the quake, with a depth of 10 km, was monitored at 28.40 degrees north latitude and 94.61 degrees east longitude, according to the China Networks Centre.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

The quake, which struck at 4:15 AM, jolted Medog county in Nyingchi city which is located close to

The state-run Xinhua news agency said that the quake was felt in

Tibetan plateau is known to be prone to heavy earthquakes as it sits right over the place where the tectonic Euroasian and Indian plates meet, often colliding with a huge force.

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First Published: Wed, April 24 2019. 09:10 IST
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