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Earthquake of 5.4-magnitude jolts China, 31 injured

By Team Pardaphash 
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Beijing: According to the information given by the authorities, thirty-one people were injured after a 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Gongxian County in China”s Sichuan province.

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Rescuers have sent the injured to hospitals for treatment. None of them ares in critical condition, Xinhua news agency reported.

The quake struck at 10.29 p.m. Saturday, at a depth of 10 km. The epicentre is monitored at 28.43 degrees north latitude and 104.77 degrees east longitude, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre.

Saturday”s quake comes after a temblor measuring 6 on the Richter scale on June 17 jolted Changning County of Yibin, leaving 13 people dead and 220 others injured, and forcing the evacuation of 80,000 people.

Following the 5.4-magnitude earthquake on Saturday, an aftershock measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck Gongxian county, Yibin, at 8.28 a.m. on Sunday.

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