Moderate tremor hits China quake epicentre

August 1st, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Aug 1 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale struck Wenchuan county in southwest China’s Sichuan province at 10:41 a.m. Friday, the seismological department said. Wenchuan was the epicentre of the deadly May 12 earthquake which killed some 70,000 people and devastated an area of 446,000 square kilometre.

There was no immediate report of casualty or damage Friday.

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