6.5 magnitude earthquake hits China's Xinjiang

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Beijing, Nov 25 A powerful 6.5 magnitude earthquake rocked far western China on Friday night, United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.


It struck southern Xinjiang, a vast region bordering central Asia, at a relatively shallow depth of 12 kilometres (seven miles), USGS added.

The quake hit near the Tajik border and approximately 172 kilometres west of the Chinese city of Kashgar.


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