5.7-magnitude quake hits China’s northwest

The quake struck at a depth of 6 kilometres, the centre said in a statement. There were no reports of damage to life or property yet.

By: PTI | Beijing | Published:September 16, 2017 8:19 pm
China earthquake, Earthquake in china, Earthquake in northeast china, china news, latest news, India news, The earthquake hit Kuqa County in Aksu Prefecture at 6:11 pm Beijing time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre.

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted northwest China’s Xinjiang region on Saturday, officials said. The earthquake hit Kuqa County in Aksu Prefecture at 6:11 pm Beijing time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre.

The epicentre was monitored at 42.11 degrees north latitude and 83.43 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 6 kilometres, the centre said in a statement. There were no reports of damage to life or property yet.

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