Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 jolts China’s Hotan
China, March 15 : As per the information by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on the Richter scale stuck 263 km south-south-east of Hotan, China on Wednesday.
As per the sources, the earthquake occurred at 02:32:21 (UTC 05:30) and hit Hotan, China on Wednesday, at a depth of 17 km.
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The earthquake's epicentre was 35.053°N and 81.395°E, respectively.
Notably, Hotan is a major oasis town in southwestern Xinjiang, an autonomous region in Western China.
No casualties have been reported yet.
Further details are awaited.