5.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Xinjiang

Thursday, December 07, 2017

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Yecheng County in Kashi Prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang at 7:29 a.m. Thursday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center, Xinhua reported.

The epicenter was monitored at 35.69 degrees north latitude and 77.46 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 87.0 km, the center said.