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5.3-magnitude quakes hit Tibet

Two 5.3-magnitude Earthquakes Hit Parts Of Tibet Today But No Damage Was Reported So Far, Chinese Authorities Said. The First Quake Shook Dinggye County, Xigaze City At 9:48 Am, The China Earthquake Networks Centre Said. The Epicentre Was Monitored At A Depth Of 10 Kms, State-run Xinhua News Agency Reported. Another Quake Hit The Area At 10:05 Am In Tingri County.

PTI | Updated on: 22 May 2016, 03:52:44 PM

Beijing:

Two 5.3-magnitude earthquakes hit parts of Tibet today but no damage was reported so far, Chinese authorities said. The first quake shook Dinggye County, Xigaze City at 9:48 am, the China Earthquake Networks Centre said.

The epicentre was monitored at a depth of 10 kms, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Another quake hit the area at 10:05 am in Tingri County.

Its depth was monitored at 6 kms. Both were stated to be shallow quakes as they took place not far from the surface of the earth. Authorities are awaiting reports of damage from the areas.

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First Published : 22 May 2016, 03:00:00 PM

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