Quake hits central China; 17 dead, 279 injured

Monday, 22 July 2013 - 9:32

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At least 17 people were killed in an earthquake that struck central China today.

 

The magnitude-5.9 earthquake was centered eight miles east of Chabu and 110 miles south-southeast of Lanzhou.

 

The quake struck at a depth of 6.1 miles.