5.4-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang, no casualties reported

URUMQI, Apr 7: A 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Baicheng County in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 4:46 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
The epicenter was monitored at 41.94 degrees north latitude and 82.14 degrees east longitude with a depth of 17 km, said a report issued by the CENC.
By 5:20 p.m., there had been no reports of casualties or collapsed houses in the region, according to the local fire and rescue department.
There is a village within 5 km of the epicenter and three townships within 20 km of the epicenter. “Furniture shook significantly, and shaking windows and doors made large noise,” said a resident of Baicheng County.