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5.6-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-03-29 14:14

BEIJING - A 5.6-magnitude quake jolted the junction of the Changji city and the city of Urumchi in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region at 13:01 Friday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 13 km, was monitored at 43.4 degrees north latitude and 86.8 degrees west longitude, the center said.

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