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6.1-Magnitude Earthquake Hits China's Xinjiang, No Casualties Reported

(MENAFN- Emirates News Agency (WAM))

URUMQI, 30th January, 2023 (WAM) -- A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Shaya County of Aksu Prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at 7:49 am Monday Beijing Time, according to the state news agency (Xinhua).

The epicentre was monitored at 40.01 degrees north latitude and 82.29 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 50 km, the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC) said.

Local power grid operation, oil and gas production, and key petrochemical enterprises were not affected by the earthquake.


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