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Updated: 2013-04-20 13:56

The epicenter, with a depth of 13 kilometers, was monitored at 30.3 degrees north latitude and 103.0 degrees east longitude.

Lushan county, Ya'an city, Southwest China's province.

30.3 degrees north latitude

103.0 degrees east longitude

Ya'an is located at the western edge of the Sichuan Basin and on the upper reaches of the Yangtze, covering the transition between the Chengdu Plain and the Tibetan Plateau.

Ya'an has a population of 1.53 million and is known as the hometown of the giant panda. It is about 140 kilometers away from the provincial capital Chengdu City.

The city is encircled by mountains, and four rivers flow through it.