5.7-mag­ni­tude quake hits China's north­west

The Free Press Journal - - WORLD -

BEI­JING: A 5.7-mag­ni­tude earth­quake jolted north­west China's Xin­jiang re­gion on Saturday, of­fi­cials said. The earth­quake hit Kuqa County in Aksu Pre­fec­ture at 6:11 pm Bei­jing time, ac­cord­ing to the China Earth­quake Net­works Cen­tre.The epi­cen­tre was mon­i­tored at 42.11 de­grees north lat­i­tude and 83.43 de­grees east lon­gi­tude. The quake struck at a depth of 6 kilo­me­tres, the cen­tre said in a state­ment. There were no re­ports of dam­age to life or prop­erty yet.

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