BEIJING (Sputnik) — The tremors were registered at 06:14 GMT near the city of Guangyuan. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 13 kilometers (over 8 miles).
There are no reports of any casualties or damage caused by the earthquake.
The Sichuan province was hit by an 8.0-magnitude earthquake on March 12, 2008, that killed around 70,000 people. The latest deadly earthquake in Sichuan occurred in August and left 25 people killed and over 500 injured.