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5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Xinjiang in northwest China

Christian Fernsby |
A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Baicheng county of Aksu prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at 3:21 a.m. Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

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The epicenter was monitored at 41.75 degrees north latitude and 81.11 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 km, the center said.

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