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5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Tibet: CENC

(Xinhua)

11:12, February 18, 2012

BEIJING, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted the Ge'gyai county of Ali in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region at 11:44 p.m. Beijing Time Thursday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 20 km, was initially determined to be at 32.4 degrees north latitude and 82.8 degrees east longitude.

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