5.3-magnitude quake jolts Tibet

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BEIJING, April 26 (Xinhua) -- A 5.3-magnitude quake shook Nyalam County in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region at 1:42 a.m. Sunday following strong earthquakes in neighboring Nepal, the China Earthquake Networks Center said.

The epicenter of the quake was monitored at 28.2 degrees north latitude and 85.9 degrees east longitude, and the focus of the quake was 10 kilometers deep, according to the center.

A total of 13 people were killed and another four remain missing in Tibet, after a powerful earthquake struck neighboring Nepal on Saturday. Enditem