Strong quake rocks China

August 5th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Aug 5 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit Qingchuan area of southwest China’s Sichuan province Tuesday, according to the China Earthquake Network Center. There was no immediate report of casualty or damage.

A devastating earthquake measuring eight on the Richter scale had hit Sichuan May 12 killing some 70,000 people and affecting nearly 42 million.

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