China hit by 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake

Saturday, 20 April 2013 0 comments

A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted China's Sichuan province on Saturday, killing at least two people in the same area where a devastating quake struck five years ago.

Earlier on April 16-Tuesday, Iran was hit by 7.8 magnitude earthquake leaving 40 people dead according to the report.

According to the report from, The provincial news office said the quake was felt in neighboring provinces.

The epicenter lies along the same Longmenshan fault where the devastating 7.9-magnitude quake struck in May 2008, leaving more than 90,000 people dead or missing and presumed dead.

Another earthquake with 4.6 magnitude, 36km WSW of Linqiong, China. occur on April 20  at 10:38 with epicenter (47m ago, 59km Leshan, depth 12km).
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