8 people died in earthquake building collapse in China The earthquake level was 5.5 on the Richter scale. Xinhua News Agency said the earthquake hit the northwestern Xinjiang area on Thursday. Several buildings have been damaged in the earthquake.
The China Earthquake Administration (CEA) said the earthquake hit the Taxcorgan County of the Kashgar division. Its depth from the surface is 8 kilometers. Xinhua reported that 11 people were injured in the earthquake.
Earthquake strikes in Xinjiang often. But in most cases there is a slight loss of incidence. Some buildings collapsed in the earthquake and some buildings have cracks. The number of casualties is being examined by the earthquake.