5.9 magnitude earthquake jolts China
January 21 , 2016
China’s northwestern Qinghai province was jolted by a 5.9 magnitude earthquake. As per the US Geological Survey, there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage due to the earthquake which had a depth of just 10 kilometers. The epicenter of the earthquake was in Menyuan county, which is located approximately 100 kilometers from Jinchang.