7.0-magnitude quake hits SW China’s Sichuan Province: CENC

Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2017 shows a street view after earthquake near the tourist center in Jiuzhaigou County in southwest China's Sichuan Province. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Jiuzhaigou County at 9:19 p.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). (Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2017 shows a street view after earthquake near the tourist center in Jiuzhaigou County in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Jiuzhaigou County at 9:19 p.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). (Xinhua)

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Jiuzhaigou County in southwest China’s Sichuan Province at 9:19 p.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 33.2 degrees north latitude and 103.82 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 20 km, the center said in a statement.

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