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6.7 Magnitude Quake Strikes China's Xinjiang

Press Trust Of India

First published: November 25, 2016, 9:27 PM IST | Updated: November 25, 2016
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6.7 Magnitude Quake Strikes China's Xinjiang
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Beijing: A powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Aketao County in the quake-prone Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region tonight, state media reported.

The quake hit Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture in Xinjiang, state-run Xinhua news agency quoted the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) as saying.

There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage.

The epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 10 km.

The United States Geological Service measured the quake at 6.5 magnitude.

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