Published: 11:20, January 30, 2024 | Updated: 11:20, January 30, 2024
CENC: 5.7-magnitude quake hits northwest China's Xinjiang
By Xinhua

This photo taken on Jan 30, 2024, shows the rescue team from the fire department of Kirgiz autonomous prefecture of Kizilsu assembled in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region after the earthquake. (PHOTO / FIRE DEPARTMENT OF KIRGIZ AUTONOMOUS PREFECTURE OF KIZILSU VIA XINHUA)

BEIJING - A 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Aheqi county in Kirgiz autonomous prefecture of Kizilsu in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region at 6:27 am Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter, with a depth of 10 km, was monitored at 41.15 degrees north latitude and 78.67 degrees east longitude, the CENC said.