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5.4 magnitude quake hits China, no casualties reported

5.4 magnitude quake hits China, no casualties reported”

An natural disaster with a magnitude of 5.5 struck 78 km west of the Chinese city of Guanyuang in Sichuan province, the United States Geological Survey said.

United States Geological Survey, USGS said, depth of the tremor was 10 km (6 miles).

Qingchuan was also one of the worst-hit areas when an 8.0-magnitude quake struck Sichuan's Wenchuan County on May 12, 2008.

There are no reports of any casualties or damage caused by the natural disaster. The world's deadliest natural disaster hit central and eastern part of China in 1556 leaving about 830,000 people dead. A huge quake there in 2008 killed nearly 70,000 people.



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