- Mysterious light shone just before the earthquake in China
- CCTV cameras installed several kilometers away captured the video
- People discussing on social media, the magnitude of the earthquake was measured at 6.9
Strong earthquake tremors were felt in China’s northwestern province of Qinghai late on Saturday night. The magnitude of this earthquake was measured at 6.9 on the Richter scale. The effect of this earthquake was also seen in many cities located hundreds of kilometers away. Meanwhile, Chinese media has reported that a mysterious light was seen in this area just before the earthquake. The incident was captured in a CCTV camera installed there.
China’s state media CGTN reported that a CCTV camera recorded a bright light before Saturday’s earthquake in China’s Qinghai province. In the video, a strong flash is seen a few seconds before the tremor of the earthquake. However, the authenticity of this clip is yet to be confirmed. This video has become a topic of discussion not only in China but all over the world.
Users said – this is the light of the explosion in the transformer
Several users on social media have claimed that the CCTV camera installed at the house has recorded the explosion in a distant transformer. Because, soon after this the surrounding buildings are seen shaking. When a transformer explodes, a bright light usually comes out. However, this claim has also not been confirmed.
Part of the Great Wall of China collapsed in the earthquake
According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC), the magnitude of this earthquake was 6.3. Local seismologists in China have given this earthquake a 6.9 on the Richter scale. Nine people were injured in the earthquake, out of which eight have already been discharged from the hospital. According to the Global Times newspaper, about two meters long part of the Great Wall of China collapsed due to the earthquake.