5.5-magnitude quake hits China's Xinjiang: CENC

Source:Xinhua Published: 2012-11-26 15:13:37

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Monday, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) reported.

The quake struck Ruoqiang county in the Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture of Bayingolin at 1:33 pm (Beijing time), CENC reported.

The epicenter, with a depth of 8 km, was at 40.4 degrees north latitude and 90.5 degrees east longitude, according to CENC.

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