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Moderate quake jolts Beijing

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

A 4.3-magnitude today hit Beijing, causing high-rise buildings to sway and people to flee into the street in panic.

The tremor lasted for few seconds around 1840 hrs (local time).

The agency flashed saying that 4.3- magnitude hit the areas near

There were no immediate reports of damage.

High rise buildings all over the city shook causing panic among people.

"The quake hit Yongqing County, in north China's Province, which borders south of Beijing," the Networks Center said.

Further details are awaited.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 16:40 IST