Magnitude-6.4 Quake Strikes China, Damaging Dozens of Homes

January 21, 2016 6:20 AM

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A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck a remote region of northwest China early Thursday, damaging a few dozen homes but causing no casualties.

The official Xinhua News Agency said the epicenter of the 1:13 a.m. quake was in an unpopulated area about 33 kilometers (20 miles) from the county seat of Menyuan in Qinghai province.

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