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China : Earthquake : 2003/10/25
GLIDE: EQ-2003-000519-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/10/25
Name Earthquake
Outline Two strong earthquakes have shaken northwestern China, killing at least eight people and injuring scores others.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report 2003/10/23
Killed: Nine people
Injured:over 40 people
Affected:137,000 people

Related Links
  • OCHA Situation Report 2003/10/23
    The quake-hit areas in northwest China's Gansu province received a total of 16.06 million yuan (1.93 million US dollars) in emergency relief funds Monday.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2003/10/27
    Two quakes measuring 6.1 and 5.8 on the Richter scale rocked the province of Gansu on Saturday, killing at least nine people and injuring 43, six seriously.
  • BBC news 2003/10/26
    At least four people have been killed and 25 injured by two earthquakes in northwestern China.
  • Yahoo asia News 2003 /10/26
    In northwestern China after two powerful tremors shook the remote, earthquake prone region, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens.
  • CNN News 2003/10/25
    The magnitude 6.1 and 5.8 earthquakes jolted Minle and Shandan counties in Gansu province, about 750 miles (1,200 kilometers) northwest of Beijing, Saturday night, causing more than 10,000 homes to collapse.
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