Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes northern Qinghai, China

 

A magnitude 7.3 quake shook northern Qinghai, China on Friday morning.

See details about this earthquake on The Chronicle’s Quake Tracker.

The United States Geological Survey detected the quake at 11:04 a.m. with an epicenter near northern Qinghai, China. With a magnitude of 7.3 and depth of 6.2 miles, this quake could be felt far beyond the epicenter and is potentially disastrous.