Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred on Friday at 15.44 local time (11.44 MSK) in the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan in the southwest of China, reports the Chinese news agency "Zhongguo sinven."
The epicenter was located at the boundary of the county-Iyskogo Hueydun Liangshan Autonomous Region, Sichuan Province and County of Zhaotong Tsyaotszya Yunnan.
According to the authorities, Iyskogo Liangshan Autonomous Region, strong aftershocks were felt in the counties and Hueydun Ninnan, there are reports of collapsed buildings.
Reports of earthquake victims have been reported yet.
The devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Sichuan Province in May 2008. , Killing nearly 90,000 people, 370,000 injured, left homeless 5 million inhabitants. After the main quake was followed by more than 10,000 aftershocks.
Sichuan earthquake was the strongest in China after the 1976 Tangshan earthquake, which killed about 250 thousand people.