Friday 30 September 2022 - 3:56:51 pm

5.1 magnitude quake strikes northwestern China


BEIJING, 2nd July, 2022 (WAM) -- A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Pishan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at 4:13 on Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

In a statement carried by the Chinese news agency, Xinhua, CENC reported that the epicenter was monitored at 37.59 degrees north latitude and 78.6 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 kilometres.

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