Magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits Tibet

17:35, February 26, 2010      

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A 5.0-magnitude earthquake hit southern Tibet on Friday noon, according to the China Earthquake Administration (CEA).

The earthquake occurred at 12:42 p.m. (Beijing Time) at Tingri county in Tibet Autonomous Region. The epicenter was 28.4 degrees north latitude and 86.8 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 33 kilometers, said the CEA.

There was no instant report of casualties.

Source: Xinhua
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