7.0-magnitude earthquake hits China's Sichuan Province

| Updated: Aug 09, 2017 03:46 IST

Gansu [China], Aug 8 (ANI): A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday evening at around 9:19 p.m. local time. Many have been feared dead and thousands injured, Xinhua reported. Officials say, the epicenter was monitored at 33.2 degrees north latitude and 103.82 degrees east longitude. While, the quake struck at a depth of 20 km. The quake was also strongly felt in the provincial capital Chengdu about 300 km south of the epicenter. (ANI)