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M6.1 Earthquake Hits Yunnan Province

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Description :Map showing the epicenter of M6.1 earthquake in Yunnan province, China. 
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More than 300 killed as earthquake rattles China
 
More than 300 people have been reported killed while hundreds of people injured as the earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 rocked southwestern Yunnan province of China on Sunday, August 3. 
 
The earthquake that hit at 4:30 pm with a depth of 12 km caused widespread devastation in Longtoushan township of Ludian County, where the epicenter was situated. More than 1,500 people have been wounded and the place is almost reduced to rubble. On the other hand, in the city of Zhaotong, the earthquake has killed more than 290 people.
 
Over 300 officials and 400 rescuers have been dispatched to the affected areas, according to media reports.
 
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Earthquakes in China
Date Location Magnitude Fatalities
Sep 27, 1290 Chihli, China Fatalities 100,000    
Jan 23, 1556 Shensi, China M 8.0 Fatalities 830,000
Jul 30, 1917 Yunnan, China M 7.5 Fatalities 1,800
Feb 13, 1918 Nan'ao, Guangdong, (Kwangtung), China M 7.3 Fatalities 1,000
Dec 16, 1920 Haiyuan, Ningxia, China M 7.8 Fatalities 200,000
Mar 24, 1923 Near Luhuo, Sichuan, China M 7.3 Fatalities 3,500
Mar 16, 1925 Yunnan, China M 7.1 Fatalities 5,800
May 22, 1927 Tsinghai, China M 7.6 Fatalities 40,900
Aug 10, 1931 Xinjiang, China M 8.0 Fatalities 10,000
Dec 25, 1932 Gansu, China M 7.6 Fatalities 275
Aug 25, 1933 Sichuan, China M 7.4 Fatalities 9,300
May 25, 1948 Sichuan, China M 7.3 Fatalities 800
Aug 15, 1950 Assam - Tibet M 8.6 Fatalities 1,526
Mar 7, 1966 Hebei, China M 7.0 Fatalities 1,000
Mar 22, 1966 Hebei, China M 6.9 Fatalities 1,000
Jul 25, 1969 Guangdong, China M 5.9 Fatalities 3,000
Jan 4, 1970 Yunnan Province, China M 7.5 Fatalities 10,000
May 10, 1974 China M 6.8 Fatalities 20,000
Feb 4, 1975 Haicheng, China M 7.0 Fatalities 2,000
Jul 27, 1976 Tangshan, China M 7.5 Fatalities 242,769
Jun 28, 2002 Priamurye - Northeastern China border region M 7.3  
Dec 25, 2002 Kyrgyzstan - Xinjiang border region M 5.7  
Feb 24, 2003 Southern Xinjiang, China M 6.3 Fatalities 261
Jul 21, 2003 Yunnan, China M 6.0 Fatalities 16
Mar 20, 2008 Xinjiang - Xinjiang border region M 7.2  
May 12, 2008 Eastern Sichuan, China M 7.9 Fatalities 87,587
Oct 6, 2008 Eastern Xizang M 6.3 Fatalities 10
Jul 9, 2009 Yunnan, China M 5.7 Fatalities 1
Apr 13, 2010 Southern Qinghai, China M 6.9 Fatalities 2,968



Historic Earthquakes in China

Historic Earthquakes in China

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