February 23rd, 2024

Strong magnitude 7.1 quake strikes remote western China, state media says

By The Associated Press on January 22, 2024.

BEIJING (AP) – A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck a remote part of China’s western Xinjiang region, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.

Xinhua cited the China Earthquake Networks Center as saying the quake rocked Wushu county in Aksu prefecture shortly after 2 a.m. local time.

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