Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Wenchuan of Sichuan

17:18, February 27, 2010      

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A 4.2-magnitude earthquake on Saturday hit southwest China's Wenchuan County, the epicenter of the 8.0-magnitude quake in May 2008, according to the earthquake networks center of Sichuan Province.

The earthquake occurred at 5:37 a.m. with a depth of 12 kilometers, the center said.

Tremor was felt in Chengdu City, the provincial capital, which was about 100 km from Wenchuan. No casualties were reported.

Source: Xinhua
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