No Casualties Reported After 3 Aftershocks Hit China’s Qinghai #Chinas #Qinghai

Xining (China), Jan 13 : No casualties have so far been reported following three aftershocks that jolted the Menyuan Hui autonomous county in northwest China’s Qinghai province

 No Casualties Reported After 3 Aftershocks Hit China’s Qinghai #chinas #qinghai-TeluguStop.com

Earthquakes of 5.2, 4.8 and 4.5 magnitudes struck the county at 6:20 p.m., 8:16 p.m.and 9:01 p.m., respectively on Wednesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The local earthquake bureau held a press conference on Wednesday evening, stating that all three tremors were aftershocks of a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that jolted the county on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Experts said that aftershocks in recent days had ranged from magnitudes of 5 to 6, which will not have a major impact on production and residents in nearby areas.

Roads, major industrial and mining enterprises, schools, hospitals and other key facilities in the quake-hit area have not been affected by the three aftershocks so far.
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The aftershocks have so far not affected roads, mining and industrial enterprises as well as schools and hospitals in the earthquake-affected area.

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