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M-4.0 Earthquake Hits China's Sichuan

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An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter Scale hit the border area of Wenchuan County and Chongzhou City in Sichuan Province at 10:55 AM Monday Beijing time, according to China's national seismological network.

The epicenter was at 30.9 degrees north latitude and 103.3 degrees east longitude with a depth of about 18 kilometers, the network said.

(Xinhua News Agency October 25, 2010)

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