No injuries reported after moderate 5.7-magnitude earthquake rattles northwest China

No injuries reported after moderate 5.7-magnitude earthquake rattles northwest China
# 29 May 2010 10:50 (UTC +04:00)
Beijing – APA. A moderate earthquake rattled northwest China on Saturday morning, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties, Headliner Watch reported.

The 5.7-magnitude earthquake at 10.29 a.m. local time (0229 GMT) was centered about 80 kilometers (50 miles) west-northwest of Gyegu, a town in the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of China’s Qinghai province. It struck about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) deep, making it a shallow earthquake, according to the China Earthquake Network Center.

The earthquake was felt strongly in Gyegy, said Xu Chuanjie, head of the emergency rescue section at the provincial earthquake bureau, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.
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