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5.7-magnitude quake hits China's northwest

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted northwest China's region today, officials said.

The earthquake hit Kuqa County in Aksu Prefecture at 6:11 pm time, according to the Earthquake Networks Centre.


The epicentre was monitored at 42.11 degrees north latitude and 83.43 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 6 kilometres, the centre said in a statement.

There were no reports of damage to life or property yet.

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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 18:28 IST
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