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6.0-magnitude quake hits NW China's Xinjiang

(Xinhua)

09:09, November 01, 2011

BEIJING, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Ili, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 8:21 a.m. Tuesday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10 km, was monitored at about 43.6 degrees north latitude and 82.4 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement.

 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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