Magnitude 6.3 quake hits China's Guizhou province

by Reuters
Sunday, 3 August 2014 08:52 GMT

Aug 3 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Chinese province of Guizhou on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake registered at a shallow depth of less than 1 mile.

Guizhou is located in the southwestern part of the country and borders the provinces of Sichuan, Hunan and Yunnan. The quake struck near the city of Liupanshui, which has a population of nearly 3 million.

(Editing by Matt Driskill)