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China Earthquake: A 6.9-Magnitude Shakes the Hotan Province

On Wednesday, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck one of China’s most abundant northwestern regions of natural resources. The Xinjiang region endured several tremors within a two-hour timespan. Twenty of them were recorded as a series of aftershocks. The earthquake mainly occurred in southeast Hotan, a county-level city known for its terrestrial mountains. A report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shows …

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China Earthquake Damages Homes, No Casualties Reported

China: Earthquake damage in Xinjiang today is limited to some homes, officials say, and there have been no casualties reported. However, the quake measured a strong 6.9 magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey and several strong aftershocks continued for at least two hours afterward. An earthquake in the same area in 2008 caused significant damage to several homes with …

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