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6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Xinjiang

Xinhua | Updated: 2016-12-08 13:27
BEIJING - A 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Hutubi County in Hui Autonomous Prefecture of Changji, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at 1:15 p.m. Thursday (Beijing Time), said the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter is located at 43.83 degrees north latitude and 86.35 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 6 km.

The center initially said it was a 6.4-magnitude quake based on preliminary measurement.

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