An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 has occurred in China.

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 4 point 2 has occurred in China.

 

Late in the evening on Thursday, 4, a moderate magnitude 4.2 rumbled beneath the sea near the Guangxi coast in .

Beihai, a city with over 289,600 residents about 50 km north of the epicenter, felt the tremors. Reports indicate significant shaking, with chandeliers swaying and fish tanks trembling in indoor sheds. The quake prompted people to seek safety outdoors.

This event is part of a series of recent earthquakes across . Notably, on December 18, a powerful magnitude 6.2 struck Jishishan County, Linxia Prefecture, Gansu Province, followed by over 200 aftershocks within 6 hours, resulting in thousands of casualties.

The underscored the vulnerability of poorly constructed houses in the epicenter, contributing to the high number of casualties.

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