Minor earthquake jolts N.China Province
Updated: 2006-07-04 20:39
A villager points at the broken roof of his house after an
earthquake measuring 5.1 degrees on the Richter scale jolted Wen'an County,
north China's Hebei Province at 11:56 a.m. (Beijing Time) Tuesday, July 4, 2006.
The quake was a shallow-focus one, with its epicenter being around 110
kilometers from Beijing and about 80 kilometers from Tianjin. No casualty was
reported at press time. [newsphoto]