Earthquake with a Magnitude 6.3 hits western China
An earthquake with a magnitude 6.3 quake struck Western China early on Saturday, close to the Kazakhstan border, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.5, which struck at 5:07 a.m. on Saturday , and was centered 94 miles (151 km) southwest of the town of Shihezi in Xinjiang province.
The USGS said the quake was very shallow, only 6.1 miles (9.8 km) below the Earth's surface. A 6.3 quake is capable of causing severe damage.
It was not immediately known if there were any injuries or damage.
- Asian Tribune –