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5.8 earthquake hits Tibet, no casualty

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 24 Dec 2018 Print

5.8 earthquake hits Tibet, no casualty

Tibet:  An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit Xaitongmoin County in Xigaze City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region,  on Monday, media reports said.

The epicenter was measured at 30.32 degrees north latitude and 87.64 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 8 km, China's Xinhua news agency reported quoting data released by China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

No casualties have been reported so far.

"The telecommunication in the region has remained undisturbed," the news agency said.