8 August, Beijing: A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Jiuzhaigou County in southwest China’s Sichuan Province at 9:19 p.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 33.2 degrees north latitude and 103.82 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 20 km, the center said in a statement. Xinhua

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