2.5 Magnitude Earthquake hit Urumqi

According to Xinjiang Earthquake measuring bureau, 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit Urumqi city at 18:27, 29th of August 2012. It felt by 8km area, at altitude of 43. 8° north, and 87.6° East of Urumqi city.
Urumqi Railway Station Bureau closed the earthquake affected areas of Lan-Xin Railway Line (22.5 km), but after careful inspection of equipments, it started normal operation.
When it happened, many people felt the building shaking but no damage reported so far. Urumqi is the capital city of Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region and filled with high rise buildings.

Source: Xinjiang Daily and Urumqi Railway Station Bureau

Magnitude Earthquake hit Urumqi

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