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Tibet Earthquake: 6.9-Magnitude Quake Strikes Tibet Near Arunachal Pradesh Border, Minor Damage Reported

It was followed by 5-magnitude earthquake at 8:31 a.m (Beijing time) around the same place in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

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Updated:November 18, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
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Tibet Earthquake: 6.9-Magnitude Quake Strikes Tibet Near Arunachal Pradesh Border, Minor Damage Reported
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Beijing: A strong intensity earthquake measuring 6.9 on Richter Scale hit Tibet's Nyingchi prefecture, located close to Arunachal Pradesh border, in the early hours of Saturday.

There were no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries.

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 5-magnitude earthquake at 8:31 a.m (Beijing time) around the same place in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

The second quake struck at a depth of about 6 km.

Xinhua said the earthquake caused power outages and damage in villages near Nyingchi, and that emergency response staff had been mobilised to investigate.

(With agency inputs)
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