4.8-magnitude earthquake hits Guangdong, felt in Hong Kong

PUBLISHED : Friday, 22 February, 2013, 12:03pm
UPDATED : Friday, 22 February, 2013, 2:56pm

A 4.8-magnitude quake hit northeastern Guangdong province at 11:34am on Friday, according to China's Earthquake Networks Centre. 

Hong Kong residents have reported feeling shocks from the earthquake, according to the Hong Kong Observatory.

The observatory said it was analysing data on the quake and would release more information later.