News Item, Tibet

Earthquake Rocks Tibet’s Chamdo Area

Earthquake Rocks Tibet's Chamdo Area

Image: Jana Hollingsworth/@tibettruth

The Tibetan town of Chamdo in the eastern regionĀ  of Kham in occupied Tibet was hit Saturday 25th January by a 5.1 magnitude earthquake.

Earthquake Rocks Tibet's Chamdo Area

Image: maxar technologies/ enhanced by @tibettruth

As can be seen from the satellite image the area is remote with a low population level. Although strong tremors were felt across Tibetan villages and towns so far there have been no reports of fatalities.