Earthquake with 6.9 Magnitude Hits Tibet, Tremors Felt in Arunachal Pradesh

Tibet has been rocked by an earthquake which measures 6.9 on the Richter scale. On Saturday morning, Tibets Nyinchi province which is close to Arunachal Pradesh was hit by an earthquake.

Around 6:34 AM (Beijing), the China Earthquake Networks Center recorded the earthquake. Chinese state-run media Xinhua reported that the quake struck with a depth of about 10KM.

The 6.9 magnitude earthquake was followed by a 5-magnitude earthquake around 8:30 AM.

The Chinese government is ascertaining the damage and is yet to confirm any further updates on the calamity. Some reports claim that while properties have been damaged, there are no casualties.

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