4.3-magnitude quake hits Sichuan-Gansu juncture area

08:32, May 16, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale jolted the juncture area of China's western provinces of Sichuan and Gansu at 15:05 Beijing Time on Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 12 km, was initially determined to be at 32.6 degrees north latitude and 105.4 degrees east longitude.

The epicenter is located at the juncture region of Qingchuan County in Sichuan Province and Wenxian County in Gansu. No further information are available.

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