Strong earthquake shakes west China, casualties unclear (16)

Today's Zaman 2014.02.12 18:16
0 A powerful earthquake struck a sparsely populated area of China's far western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear if it caused any casualties or significant damage. The US Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.9 quake was centered 268 kilometers (167 miles) east-southeast of Hotan at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).
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