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150 killed in China quake

Posted on Aug 03 2014 | IANS

Beijing, Aug 3 : At least 150 people were killed Sunday when a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit China's Yunnan province.

The quake occurred at 4.30 p.m. in Yunnan's Zhaotong city, Xinhua reported.

According to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC), the earthquake occured at a depth of 12 km and with the epicentre in Longtoushan township, 23 km southwest of the county seat of Ludian county, Zhaotong city.

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