5.0-magnitude quake hits south Yellow Sea, tremor felt in Shanghai

10:36, January 12, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale hit south Yellow Sea at 9:19 a.m. (Beijing Time) Wednesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter was monitored at 33.3 degrees north latitude and 123.9 degrees east longitude with a depth of 10 kilometers, the center said.

Some residents in Pudong and other areas of east China's Shanghai Municipality reported they felt the quake.

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