“At least 28 people were affected by the earthquake in Neijiang, a local government official said. Strong shocks were felt in the nearby cities of Chengdu and Yibin, ”China News reported on Twitter.

#UPDATE At least 28 people were injured after an earthquake jolted Neijiang City, SW China's Sichuan Province, the local authority said Monday. Strong tremors were felt in nearby cities including Chengdu and Yibin. pic.twitter.com/duMrPYEwTD

- China News 中国 新闻 网 (@Echinanews) September 8, 2019

Earlier, seismologists recorded an earthquake of magnitude 5.4 in the PRC.