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China: 5.1 magnitude earthquake hits northwest of the country

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BEIJING, Jordan News Agency, Petra — A 5.1 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale struck Xinjiang region northwest of China, Saturday morning.اضافة اعلان

The China Earthquake Network Monitoring Centre said that the earthquake epicenter was observed at a depth of 7km.

Initial reports did not indicate any human or material losses caused by the earthquake.

Xinjiang is considered a center of seismic activity and is hit by several earthquakes annually.

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