URUMQI -- By 11 a.m., A total of 207 aftershocks have jolted Kalpin County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, after Friday's 5.2 magnitude earthquake, local authorities said Sunday.
More than 10,000 houses were damaged, of which 182 were destroyed, as of 5 p.m.. No casualties were reported, a county government official said.
Forty tents have been set up in the quake-hit zone and 12,400 people relocated. The county government has received 1 million yuan(US$146,199)of rescue fund and donation from Aksu Prefecture and Kuqa County, he said.
The quake occurred at the juncture of Kalpin and Akqi counties, in the Tianshan Mountains, late Friday afternoon. It is 35 km from the county seats of Kalpin and Akqi, and about 1,200 km from the region's capital Urumqi.