4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Xinjiang

08:22, May 23, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale jolted Baicheng County of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 6:52 pm Beijing Time Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Network Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 4 km, was monitored at 42 degrees north latitude and 82.3 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement.

Source:Xinhua
 
 
     
 
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