7.0-magnitude earthquake jolts China’s Sichuan Province

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Beijing | August 8, 2017 8:11 PM

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake tonight rattled Jiuzhaigou County in China's southwestern Sichuan Province, the China Earthquake Networks Center said.

china earthquake august 2017, china earthquake 7 magnitude, china 7 richter scale earthquake, china sichuan earthquake august 2017A 7.0-magnitude earthquake tonight rattled Jiuzhaigou County in China’s southwestern Sichuan Province, the China Earthquake Networks Center said. (Representative Image Source: Reuters)

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake tonight rattled Jiuzhaigou County in China’s southwestern Sichuan Province, the China Earthquake Networks Center said. There was no immediate report of any damage or casualties. Citing a statement issued by the center, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported that the quake occurred around 9.19 PM (local time) and struck at a depth of 20-km.

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