6.9-magnitude quake hits Qinghai, with no casualties reported

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Menyuan County in northwest China's Qinghai Province at 1:45 a.m. Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 37.77 degrees north latitude and 101.26 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 10 km, the CENC said.

No casualties have been reported so far, according to a press conference held by the provincial information office early Saturday morning.