A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hits western China

(MENAFN- Hip Hop-24) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Thursday in western China's Sichuan Province.

The China Earthquake Networks Center said in a statement that the epicenter of the quake was in Luoding district of the Tibet Autonomous Region.

The official authorities did not announce any human or material losses as a result of the earthquake.

More than 90 people were killed and more than 270 others were injured in the earthquake that hit "Luding" in September last year.


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