6.9-magnitude earthquake hit Tibet

Source: Xinhua| 2017-11-18 07:40:50|Editor: Liangyu
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Photo taken with a mobile phone shows rescuers checking a blocked road in Paizhen Town of Mainling County under Nyingchi City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 18, 2017. A 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nyingchi Saturday morning. (Xinhua/Liu Pengchao)

BEIJING, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- A 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nyingchi, Tibet at 6:34 a.m. Saturday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 29.75 degrees north latitude and 95.02 degrees east longitude.

The quake struck at a depth of about 10 km.

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