6.5 magnitude quake hits China’s Xinjiang region: USGS

It struck southern Xinjiang, near the Tajik border and about 170 km west of the Chinese city of Kashgar.

A powerful 6.5 magnitude quake rocked far western China on Friday night, USGS reported.

It struck southern Xinjiang, a vast region bordering central Asia, at a relatively shallow depth of 12 km, USGS added. The quake hit near the Tajik border and approximately 170 km west of the Chinese city of Kashgar.

[Source:-THE HINDU]