Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes southwest China

Damaged cars are seen after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake killed four people and injured 14 others in China's southwestern Sichuan in June. The US Geological Survey has reported that a 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck the same area today. – AFP pic, September 5, 2022.

A 6.6-MAGNITUDE earthquake struck southwestern China today, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

The quake hit around 43 km southeast of the city of Kangding in Sichuan province at a depth of 10 km, the USGS said. 

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