The six-mile-deep natural disaster occurred in Linxia Chengguanzhen, Gansu Sheng. Ten minutes later, 4.6-magnitude aftershocks reached six miles deep.
Six people first reported feeling the earthquake. No new details were released Monday.
Eight people, including a pregnant woman, died in a 7.6-magnitude earthquake that hit Mindanao, the Philippines' second-largest island, on December 2
Tsunami warnings were withdrawn after the tremors. The U.S. Geological Survey reported four 6.0-magnitude aftershocks after the 7.6-magnitude original tremor.
December 7 brought a 7.1-magnitude earthquake to Vanuatu in the South Pacific. The natural disaster was 76 miles south of Isangel, Tanna, and 30 miles deep.
The USGS indicated a tsunami was unlikely and that deaths and economic losses were minimal.