Earthquake Hits Xinjiang

A 5.1 magnitude of earthquake strikes the northwest China's Xinjiang on Saturday as per the China earthquake networks center.

The epicenter was monitored and found as 37.87 degrees north latitude and 77.96 degrees east longitude around a depth of 7km.

Prior to this quake a major jolt had occured in some parts of Kashgar and Hotan prefectures.

As per the local authorities, no casualties or any kind of property damage has been reported.The firebrigade has dispatched 37 vehicles in Kashgar and 141 firefighters to the epicenter.

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