China's Tibetan region hit by earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude

05 December 2016, 07:46 AM
China's Tibetan region hit by earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude ( Representative Photo, source: PTI)
China's Tibetan region hit by earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude ( Representative Photo, source: PTI)

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Nyainrong county in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday, authorities said.

The quake shook parts of Tibet at 5:34 AM (local time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).

The epicentre was at a depth of about five kilometers, news agency Xinhua reported. 

More details awaited

First Published: Monday, December 05, 2016 07:37 AM
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