BEIJING - A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Jiashi county in Kashgar prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 5:52 am Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
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The epicenter was monitored at 39.51 degrees north latitude and 76.98 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 8 km, the center said in a statement.
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