5.4-magnitude earthquake hits ChinaStaff Writer | September 30, 2017
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Qingchuan County in southwest China's Sichuan Province at 2:14 p.m. Saturday Beijing Time.
Asia Qingchuan was also one of the worst-hit areas
The quake struck at a depth of about 13 km.
Tremors were felt in Qingchuan County and Jiangyou City, according to local authorities. Information on the damage is being collected.
High-speed trains between Chengdu and Chongqing were suspended, and train operations at affected sections along the Baoji-Chengdu railway line were also suspended, according to Chengdu railway bureau.
Railway workers are checking the lines and related equipment before operations resume.
Qingchuan was also one of the worst-hit areas when an 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan's Wenchuan County on May 12, 2008. ■