The quake struck at 5: 54 am Jakarta time Tuesday (2254 GMT Monday) with the epicenter at 53 km northwest Jepara of the province and a depth of 578 km under the sea bed.
The rain will be brief but strong in some areas, with hourly precipitation of up to 50 millimeters, while several regions are expected to see strong winds and hailstorms, according to the center. Beijing was expected to see frequent thunderstorms, it added.
The proposed split reminds Bowler of Brexit (the nickname for a British exit from the European Union). "We can see — as with Brexit — how easy it is to start blaming government. It is always possible to make up stories if the facts do not fit," he said. "And the British case of Brexit is just full of examples of supporters of secession basically making up stories that are just not true, yet believed."
The recall, which will start on March 30, will involve series of 118i, 120i, 125i, 218i, 220i and X1, according to a notice released by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.
The rains, however, will help dispel heavy smoke that has lingered in the air.
The province's heritage also attracts many tourists from home and abroad and is helping the province become an important international tourist destination.
The provincial weather bureau said heavy air pollution would last for days in Xi'an and the neighboring city of Xianyang and would not disperse until after Saturday in some parts of Xi'an.
The recovery in China's services sector activity continued for a sixth straight month in October, thanks to the country's effective containment of the COVID-19 epidemic and supportive policies to help the country's smaller companies, a private survey showed on Wednesday.
The proposals include lowering the threshold for the withdrawal of public housing provident funds and using block-chain technology to help with migrant worker employment and social security.
The region has a very high density of a broad range of multinational companies, he added.