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10 injured after 5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes east China’s Shandong

10 injured after 5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes east China’s Shandong

Beijing [China], August 6 (ANI): A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Pingyuan County of Dezhou City in Shandong Province at 2:33 am local time on Sunday, CGTN reported citing China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
A shallow earthquake resulted in injuries to at least 10 people and the collapse of numerous buildings, CGTN reported citing a report by the US Geological Survey (USGS).

The quake was centred 26 kilometres south of Dezhou city in Shandong province, at a depth of 10 kilometres. 
Earlier, on Saturday, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 jolted Afghanistan, the National Center for Seismology reported.
The earthquake struck at 21:31:48 IST, at a depth of 181 kms.
According to NCS, the epicentre of the quake was at Latitude: 36.38 and Longitude: 70.77.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:5.8, Occurred on 05-08-2023, 21:31:48 IST, Lat: 36.38 & Long: 70.77, Depth: 181 Km, Location: Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan,” the NCS tweeted.
There were no reports of casualties or material damage in the quake. (ANI)

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