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4.5-magnitude earthquake hits northwest China

Beijing, PTI | Updated : 27 July 2013, 01:55 PM

A moderate 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Wenxian county in northwest China on Saturday.

The epicentre, with a depth of 6 km, was monitored at 33.0 degrees north latitude and 104.9 degrees east longitude, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

The quake came after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted the juncture area of Minxian and Zhangxian counties in the city of Dingxi in Gansu on Monday, leaving at least 95 dead.

First Published: Saturday, July 27, 2013 01:54 PM

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