CHINA 4.9-magnitude earthquake strikes northwest China


4.9-magnitude earthquake strikes northwest China

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15:51, August 09, 2019

A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck Menyuan Hui Autonomous County, Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Qinghai Province at 3:23 pm on Friday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).


(Photo: CENC)

The epicenter was monitored at 37.69 degrees north latitude and 101.59 degrees east longitude.

The quake struck at a depth of 9 kilometers, according to the network.

(Compiled by Zhang Jian)

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