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Spend the night on street after quake in N China

2010-06-06 12:58:56 GMT2010-06-06 20:58:56 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Locals stay on the street after an earthquake measuring 4.6 degrees on the Richter scale jolted Yangqu County of Taiyuan city in northern China's Shanxi Province at night on June 5. [CFP]

Children stay in a car on the street after an earthquake measuring 4.6 degrees on the Richter scale jolted Yangqu County of Taiyuan city in northern China's Shanxi Province Saturday night. [CFP]

Locals stay on the street after an earthquake measuring 4.6 degrees on the Richter scale jolted Yangqu County of Taiyuan city in northern China's Shanxi Province at night on June 5. [CFP]

BEIJING - An earthquake measuring 4.6 degrees on the Richter scale jolted Yangqu County of Taiyuan city in northern China's Shanxi Province at 8:58 p.m. Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter was 38.2 degrees north latitude and 112.7 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 5 km.

No instant reports of casualties are available.

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