Screenshot shows the local that the quake hits. (Photo: CENC's Weibo)
A 4.5-magnitude earthquake hit Tangshan, North China's Hebei province, at 08:02 am Thursday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
The epicenter was monitored at 39.31 degrees north latitude and 118.04 degrees east longitude at a depth of 10 km.
The quake was also felt in Beijing.