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Strong aftershock jolts west China
Updated: 2008-08-07 22:01

CHENGDU - An aftershock measuring 5.0 magnitude jolted the area between Pingwu County and Beichuan Qiang Autonomous County, Sichuan Province at 4:15 p.m. Thursday.

The epicenter of the aftershock was at 32.1 degrees north latitude and 104.7 degrees east longitude, according to the Sichuan Provincial earthquake network.