6.9-magnitude quake strikes Tibet near India- China border

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Earthquake of 6.9 magnitude hits Indo-China border early in morning | Oneindia News

A strong intensity earthquake of magnitude 6.9 on the Richter scale struck the China-India border on Saturday.

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The quake struck at 6:34 a.m (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The quake struck at a depth of about 10 km, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. It was followed by a 5-magnitude earthquake at 8:31 AM (Beijing time) around the same place in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

The second quake struck at a depth of about 6 km. Reports of any casualties and damage are awaited. 

PTI

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