Two 5.3-magnitude earthquakes hit the southern part of Tibet in southwest China on Sunday morning, with no casualties reported to local authorities so far, Xinhua reported.
The first quake happened at 9:48 a.m. in Dinggye County, Xigaze City. The epicenter was monitored at 28.36 degrees north latitude and 87.6 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 km.
The second, at 10:05 a.m. in Tingri County, was monitored at 28.41 degrees north latitude and 87.59 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 6km.
"We felt three quakes this morning. The one after 10 a.m. was the strongest. The houses were rocking, and the windows were shaking," said Wu Zongzheng, a frontier officer of Dinggye County.
No casualties or building damage has been reported so far, according to Soring, director of the regional seismological bureau.