USGS: Strong earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region

USGS: Strong earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region (9)

CNN World 2014.02.12 12:36
By Jethro Mullen, CNN Hong Kong (CNN) - A strong earthquake struck the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The 6.8-magnitude quake hit about 270 kilometers (170 miles) southeast of the city of Hotan at a depth of 12.5 kilometers (7.7 miles), the USGS reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
MAGNITUDE, EARTHQUAKE, HOTAN, TREMOR, KILOMETER, QUAKE, China, USA