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5.1-magnitude quake jolts Urumqi: CENC

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-08-30 14:05

BEIJING - A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in Northwest China at 01:27 pm Friday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter, with a depth of 12 km, was monitored at 43.8 degrees north latitude and 87.6 degrees east longitude, the center said.

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