Two 5.3-magnitude earthquakes hit parts of Tibet on Sunday but no damage was reported so far, Chinese authorities said.

The first quake shook Dinggye County, Xigaze City at 9:48 a.m., the China Earthquake Networks Centre said.

The epicentre was monitored at a depth of 10 km, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Another quake hit the area at 10:05 a.m. in Tingri County.

Its depth was monitored at 6 km.

Both were stated to be shallow quakes as they took place not far from the surface of the earth.

Authorities are awaiting reports of damage from the areas.

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