5.1-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang: CENC

2019-01-12 06:25:05 GMT2019-01-12 14:25:05(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIJING, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Shufu County, Kashgar Prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 12:32 p.m. Saturday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 39.57 degrees north latitude and 75.59 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 10 km, the center said in a statement.