An earthquake of 6.8-magnitude jolted Luding county in Ganzi Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Sichuan province at 12:52 pm Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter was monitored at 29.59 degrees north latitude and 102.08 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 16 km, the CENC said.

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A 6.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Luding County, Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan