LHASA, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- No casualties were reported as of 11 a.m.,following two earthquakes in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region early Wednesday morning, according to local authorities.
A magnitude 5 earthquake, with the epicenter monitored at 29.88 degrees north latitude and 95.08 degrees east longitude, jolted Bayi District of Nyingchi City at 1:40 a.m., according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
At 4:08 a.m., a magnitude 3.2 earthquake hit the same region at a depth of 6 km.
The Tibet Seismological Bureau said the earthquakes were aftershocks of the Nyingchi earthquake from a month ago.
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit Nyingchi at 6:34 a.m. on Nov. 18.
The quake caused power failure and building damages in a number of villages in the epicenter, detected at 29.75 degrees north latitude and 95.02 degrees east longitude.