CHINA 5.2-mag quake strikes northwest China border city


5.2-mag quake strikes northwest China border city

By Lance Crayon | People's Daily app

08:18, February 02, 2019

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A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Tacheng in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region at 5:54 am Saturday, on February 2, 2019, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. 

Located in the Dzungarian Basin at the Kazakstan border, Tacheng has a population of roughly 1 million.   

So far, reports of casualties and structural damage have yet to emerge.  

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