A powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Xizang region in southern Tibet on Thursday. According to the details provided by the New Delhi-based National Center for Seismology, the earthquake tremors were felt at 1:37 am today. The epicentre of the earthquake was 6 miles deep and 380 miles north from neighbouring Nepal’s capital of Kathmandu.
The epicenter was monitored at 33.19 degrees north latitude and 86.81 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 km. The county has launched an emergency response. Telecommunication, electricity and water supply remained normal in the county. The epicenter was less than 20 km away from Rongmar Township where the quake was strongly felt. Rongmar, at an average altitude of over 5,000 metres, administers two villag