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Earthquake of 6.9 magnitude hits Tibet, near Indo China border

Last Updated: Saturday, 18 November 2017 (16:20 IST)
Lhasa: An of 6 point 9-magnitude hit Nyingchi in southwest China's Autonomous Region this morning, causing power failure and damaging buildings in a number of villages, news agency reported.There have been no reports of casualties, it said. 

The epicenter was detected at 29.75 degrees north latitude and 95.02 degrees east longitude, according to the Earthquake Networks Centre.The tremors triggered falling rocks, blocking a highway linking Nyingchi's city proper with Tangmai, one of the quake-hit townships. The China Seismological Bureau has launched a third-degree emergency response mechanism, holding a teleconference to monitor an investigation into the situation and sending experts to the quake-hit region.(UNI)
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