6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Tibet – USGS

 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Tibet – USGS

View of Tibet’s Drepung ‘Bras-spungs, Zhaibung’ Monastery, on the outskirts of Lhasa, and the surrounding mountains. Photo: Nat Krause.

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has shaken the Himalayan region of Tibet, China, the US Geological Survey reported, adding that the depth of the quake was about 32km.

The tremor took place 17km from the Chinese town of Aduo and 294 km from the city of Chamdo, the USGS reported.

The quake’s epicenter was about 509km from the city of Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Full story: rt.com


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