BEIJING: A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southwest China's quake-prone Yunnan province tonight.
According to the China Earthquake Networks Centre, the quake jolted Pu'er city in the province at 9:49 pm (7:19 IST). There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage.
The epicentre was monitored at 23.4 degrees north latitude and 100.5 degrees east longitude.
The focus of the quake was 5 km, state-run Xinhua news agency reported citing the statement by the Centre.