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Xitou Destination Guide

Explore Xitou in China.

Xitou in the region of Guangdong Sheng is a town in China - some 1,290 mi (or 2,077 km) South of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Xitou is now 06:18 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Chongqing" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zhigong, Zhapo, Yunfu, Táishān, Shenzhen or Yanghao. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Xitou, Santouzui, Baishui, Baitu, Yatang and Canjiangtang. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

1969 Yangjiang earthquake

The 1969 Yangjiang earthquake occurred on 26 July, at 6:49 am, Beijing local time . It had a magnitude of 6.4 on the Moment magnitude scale and a maximum perceived intensity of VIII (destructive) on the Mercalli intensity scale It struck the city of Yangjiang and caused over 10,700 houses to collapse, severely damaging a further 36,000. The earthquake also caused landslides and sandblows were observed along the coast and along some rivers in the area of Yangjiang.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.66, 111.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1969 earthquakes, 1969 in China, Earthquakes in China

Nanhai One

The Nanhai One is a Chinese merchant ship which sank off the south China coast during the Southern Song Dynasty between 1127 and 1279.

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Located at 21.66, 111.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Ships of China, Shipwrecks in the South China Sea