Quake hits Tibet, no casualties reported

hit Tibet on Monday morning, according to China Earthquake Networks Centre.

No casualties have been reported following the earthquake, Xinhua news agency reported.

The quake was recorded in Nyainrong county with epicentre at a depth of about five kilometres.

Chamdoi, Nyainrong Communist Party of China chief, said no humans or livestock casualties were reported. No homes have been damaged.

“The tremor only lasted for seconds,” he said.

Located about 4,700 metres above the sea level, Nyainrong has a population of around 20,000.