Powerful quake shakes southwest China

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A solid quake shook part of southwestern China on Monday

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A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck at 12:52 pm.

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The focal point of the seismic tremor was situated in the city of Luding at a profundity of 16 km.

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Harm not yet known?

2008 earthquake image

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In 2013 also there has been an earthquake in the Yaan

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Sichuan, which sits on the edge of the Tibetan level where structural plates meet, is consistently hit by quakes.

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China's deadliest earthquake was a 7.9 magnitude earthquake in 2008 that killed several people in Sichuan.

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Netizens as distant as Changsha and Xian said they had felt the tremor in Sichuan.

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It is not yet known how much damage was caused by this earthquake.

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