5.2-magnitude quake jolts northwest China

Baku, November 23, AZERTAC

A moderate 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit northwest China’s Qinghai Province today.

The earthquake struck the Qilian County of Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai at 5:02 am, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).

The epicentre was located at the Arik Township. The quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers. Many people living in the county seat of Qilian have stayed outdoors after feeling the strong jolt, according to the local publicity department.

So far, no casualties have been reported.

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