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5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northwest China, 2nd in 2 Days

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northwest China, 2nd in 2 Days


5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northwest China, 2nd in 2 Days

The epicentre lies at a depth of 10 km China Earthquake Networks Heart stated.

Beijing:

A 5.2 magnitude quake jolted China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Area on Sunday.

The earthquake shook the county of Akqi in northwest China at 6.02 am (Beijing time), based on the China Earthquake Networks Heart (CENC), reported information company Xinhua.

The epicentre was discovered at 40.88 levels north latitude and 78.14 levels east longitude.

The epicentre lies at a depth of 10 km, reported Xinhua citing CENC as saying.

Earlier an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.Three on the Richter scale jolted China’s Xinjiang area at 3.29 am on Saturday, based on Nationwide Heart for Seismology.

Furthermore, a 5.Eight magnitude earthquake hit the Maerkang Metropolis of Aba Tibetan-Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, at 00.03 am (Beijing Time), based on the China Earthquake Networks Heart (CENC) on June 8.

On June 6, one other quake of 5.zero magnitude jolted China’s Xinjiang area, based on the China Earthquake Networks Heart (CENC) whereas a 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled Lushan County of Ya’an Metropolis in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. at 5.00 pm on June 1, making China a particularly susceptible area to earthquakes.

About 14,427 folks had been affected after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake jolted town of Ya’an in Sichuan, reported native media citing preliminary statistics.

4 folks had been confirmed lifeless and 41 others injured as a result of earthquake that jolted town, based on town’s earthquake reduction headquarters.

Earlier, town’s earthquake reduction headquarters stated {that a} complete of 13,081 folks in Ya’an had been affected by the earthquake nevertheless as per the brand new statistics the quantity has elevated considerably.

In the meantime, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Southern Iran at 04.55 am on Saturday.

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