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6.7 magnitude quake strikes China's Xinjiang

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

A powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Aketao County in the quake-prone Uygur Autonomous Region tonight, state media reported.

The quake hit Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture in Xinjiang, state-run Xinhua agency quoted the Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) as saying.

There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage. The epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 10 km.

The United States Geological Service measured the quake at 6.5 magnitude.

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First Published: Fri, November 25 2016. 21:22 IST