5.9-magnitude earthquake hits China's Tibet

5.9-magnitude earthquake hits China's Tibet
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  • calendar-gray 20 March 2020

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake was registered on Friday in China's Tibet Autonomous Region, the national Seismological Centre said, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The tremors were recorded at 9:33 local time (01:33 GMT) in Tingri County, which is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Xigaze.

The epicentre of the earthquake was located at a depth of 10 kilometre (more than 6 miles).

The shake was reportedly felt in eastern Nepal, including the capital Kathmandu.


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