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No damage reported yet from 6.1-magnitude quake in eastern Tibet

Aug. 12, 2013 at 10:50 AM   |   Comments

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A 6.1-magnitude earthquake rattled the eastern region of Tibet Monday, Chinese officials said.

The China Earthquake Networks Center said the epicenter was 6 miles under Zogang and Markam counties, China's Xinhua News Agency reported.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the temblor, which struck at 5:23 a.m. local time (5:23 p.m. EDT Sunday).

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