5.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Xinjiang – China Earthquake Networks Centre

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An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter’s scale hit Kashgar Prefecture in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 11:39 pm local time, the China Earthquake Networks Centre reported.

There have been no reports of any casualties or damage caused by the tremor.​

A month ago, a powerful 6.4-magnitude quake struck the region which is often subject to seismic activity.


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