China: 6.7 magnitude quake strikes Xinjiang region

The United States Geological Service measured the quake at 6.5 magnitude.

By: PTI | Bejing | Published:November 25, 2016 10:00 pm
China Earth Quake, China earth quake news, latest news, India news, latest news, international news, World news There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage. The epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 10 km.

A powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Aketao County in the quake-prone Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region tonight, state media reported. The quake hit Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture in Xinjiang, state-run Xinhua news agency quoted the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) as saying.

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There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage. The epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 10 km.

The United States Geological Service measured the quake at 6.5 magnitude.