Quake of magnitude 6.2 strikes Tibet: USGS

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Tibet on Oct 17, 2016.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Tibet on Oct 17, 2016.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM USGS

(REUTERS) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck the Himalayan region of Tibet on Monday (Oct 17), the US Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which hit at a depth of 25km, about 300km north-west of the city of Qamdo.