5.8-magnitude quake hits SW China's Yunnan

Updated: 2011-03-10 13:36


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BEIJING - An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale jolted Yingjiang County in Southwest China's Yunnan province at 12:58 am Beijing Time Thursday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10 kilometers, was monitored at 24.7 degrees north latitude and 97.9 degrees east longitude, the center said.


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