China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang; no immediate reports of casualties

Officials say a 6.5 magnitude earthquake has hit China's far western region of Xinjiang.

There have been no immediate reports of casualties.

The China Earthquake Networks Center says the 6.5 magnitude quake hit Pishan county in the Hotan region of Xinjiang at a depth of about 10 kilometers shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.