on Monday 27 May, 2024

5.0-magnitude earthquake hits China’s Sichuan

File photo of rescue workers evacuate quake-affected residents at the site of a landslide near Moxi town, following a 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Luding county, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China. (File photo: Reuters)
by : Reuters

An earthquake of 5.0 magnitude struck Muli county in China's Sichuan province, according to China Earthquake Networks Center on Monday.

The quake hit at 11:07 a.m. (0307 GMT) in Muli county, Liangshan prefecture in Sichuan with an epicenter depth of 8 km (4.97 miles), the center said on its official Weibo social media account.