More than 1,500 homes collapsed in Quzgun, Xinhua said.
A shallow natural disaster in northwest China has killed several people and injured 11.
Emergency services are still sifting through the rubble, looking for survivors trapped in debris.
BEIJING (AP) A moderate natural disaster that struck close to the earth's surface killed eight people and injured more than 20 others in far western China on Thursday, the region's quake administration said.
State news agency Xinhua said the quake hit Taxkorgan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). More than 9,000 people were evacuated from the region.
The epicentre of the natural disaster was located at a depth of 8 km in the south of Pamir Plateau near borders of Afghanistan and Tajikistan, about 390kms North of Srinagar.
Xinhua news agency said four people had been confirmed dead and some injured were sent to hospital.
A strong quake of magnitude 6.8 struck north of Antarctica on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but it was not expected to cause a tsunami.
Search and rescue operations are underway.
Wang Fuyou, Communist Party chief of the county, said the quake followed by frequent aftershocks was felt strongly.
The power supply company of the county said the power supply network across the county including the quake-hit areas operates normally.
The People's Daily posted a photo on Twitter of a building in ruins.
On March 27, An quake of 5.1 magnitude had jolted Yangbi County in southwest China's Yunnan Province.
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