NANJING, July 21 (Xinhua) -- A total of 53 aftershocks have been detected as of 7:30 a.m. Saturday after a 4.9-magnitude earthquake jolted east China's city of Yangzhou Friday night, local officials said.
Most of the aftershocks were of a lower scale, with only four measuring between 3- to 4-magnitude, said Zhang Zhenya, deputy director and spokesman for the Jiangsu provincial earthquake bureau.
Seismic experts predict that a devastating earthquake is unlikely to occur, according to Zhang.
Friday's earthquake hit Yangzhou at 8:11 p.m., according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
The quake left one person dead and another slightly injured as of Saturday noon, Zhang said.