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Friday, 27 January 2023 11:31 GMT

Southwest China Province Jolted By Earthquake, No Casualties Reported


(MENAFN- Emirates News Agency (WAM))

CHENGDU, China, 26th January, 2023 (WAM) -- An earthquake measuring 5.6-magnitude hit southwest China's Sichuan Province in the early morning of Thursday, with no casualties reported yet, according to the state news agency (Xinhua).

The quake occurred at 3:49 am, with its epicentre at the Luding County of the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, said the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC). The tremor was sent from a depth of 11 kilometres, it said.

Sources with the emergency management bureau of Garze said that no reports of casualties and house collapse were received as of 5:50 am.

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