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4.7-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang: CENC

(Xinhua)

13:12, September 14, 2012

BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale jolted northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 11:21 a.m. Friday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 6 km, was monitored at about 43.6 degrees north latitude and 82.3 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement.

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