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Magnitude-6.1 aftershock jolts SW China

2008-08-01 09:11:54 GMT2008-08-01 17:11:54 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

CHENGDU, Aug.1 (Xinhua) -- A fresh aftershock measuring 6.1 on the Ritcher Scale hit southwest China's Sichuan Province at 4:32 p.m. Friday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter was located at an area between Pingwu County and Beichuan County, Mianyang City. Slight tremor was felt in Chengdu,the Center reported.

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