5.4 magnitude earthquake hits northwest China

Xinhua | Published: October 16, 2018 15:02:43 | Updated: October 16, 2018 20:35:34

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A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Jinghe County in Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture of Bortala, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at 10:10am Tuesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicentre, with a depth of 10 km, was monitored at 44.19 degrees north latitude and 82.53 degrees east longitude, the centre said in a statement.

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