Wed, January 12, 2011
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5.0-magnitude quake hits south Yellow Sea, tremor felt in Shanghai

2011-01-12 02:42:33 GMT2011-01-12 10:42:33(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

BEIJING, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale hit south Yellow Sea at 9:19 a.m. (Beijing Time) Wednesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter was monitored at 33.3 degrees north latitude and 123.9 degrees east longitude with a depth of 10 kilometers, the center said.

Some residents in Pudong and other areas of east China's Shanghai Municipality reported they felt the quake.

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