Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes southern China

Luke 21:11 & Matthew 24:7: [great] earthquakes in divers places

Article By: Reuters

The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.7, struck at 6:34 a.m. on Saturday (2234 GMT on Friday) at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles (10 km) on the Tibetan Plateau in southern China, the USGS said.It was not immediately known if the quake had caused any damage or casualties but the Xizang area of China is sparsely populated. The closest towns are on the Indian side in the remote, mountainous area of Arunachal Pradesh. The epicenter was w/in 150 miles (240 km) of the Indian towns of Along, Pasighat & Tezu, the USGS added.

A magnitude 6.3 quake is considered strong & is capable of causing severe damage.

(Reporting by Gary Crosse and Rosalba O’Brien in New York, Editing by Sandra Maler)

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