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Quake of Magnitude 6.2 Strikes China's Xinjiang

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit China's far western region of Xinjiang on Thursday, the China Earthquake Administration said, with tremors shaking buildings near the epicenter about 100 km (60 miles) west of the regional capital of Urumqi. There were no immediate reports of major damage or casualties from the quake, which struck at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). A police office in Hutubi county where the quake struck declined to give details. A receptionist at a hotel about 2 km...

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