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USGS: Strong Earthquake Strikes in China's Yunnan Province

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck in China's southwestern province of Yunnan on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey reported, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. The USGS said the quake's epicenter was 163 km (101 miles) north-northwest of Yunjinghong and 10.0 km deep. The official Xinhua news agency said shaking could be felt in the provincial capital of Yunnan, Kunming, as well as several other major cities in the province. The...

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