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6.9-magnitude quake hits China

 
beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) A 6.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Menyuan county in China's Qinghai province on Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).

The temblor struck at 1.45 a.m., reports Xinhua news agency.

The epicentre was monitored at 37.77 degrees north latitude and 101.26 degrees east longitude.

The quake struck at a depth of 10 km, the CENC said.

No casualties have been reported so far, while there were no immediate information of damages.

--IANS
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