Tibet: Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes Himalayan region

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck the Himalayan region of Tibet on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

By: Reuters | Tibet | Updated: October 17, 2016 2:09 pm
tibet, tibet earthquake, earthquake, tibet quake, earthquake himalayan region, himalaya quake, tibet quake, tibet tremors, world news An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck Tibet on Monday. (Source: Reuters Photo/File/Representational)

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck the Himalayan region of Tibet on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which hit at a depth of 25 km (16 miles), about 300 km (186 miles) northwest of the city of Qamdo.

More details awaited.

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