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5.3-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang

Updated: 2013-12-01 17:47
( Xinhua)

BEIJING -- A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region at 4:34 pm Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 9 km, was at 40.3 degrees north latitude and 79.0 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement.

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