6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Chinese City

A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southwest China\'s quake-prone Yunnan province tonight.

Published: 07th October 2014 07:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th October 2014 07:54 PM   |  A+A-


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.

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