No casualties reported from Xinjiang's 5.1-magnitude quake

2022-06-24 11:12:46Xinhua Editor : Li Yan ECNS App Download

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Shanshan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 2:27 a.m. Friday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 41.73 degrees north latitude and 90.67 degrees east longitude with a depth of 25 km, the CENC said.

The epicenter, 132 km away from the county seat, was in a sparsely-populated area, according to the Xinjiang earthquake networks center.

There were no reports of deaths and injuries as well as building collapses, according to the local emergency management department. 


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