Details of Disaster Information


China : Earthquake : 2008/10/06
GLIDE: EQ-2008-000183-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/10/06
Country
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District
China
Name Earthquake
Outline An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted Damxung County in Lhasa, the Tibet Autonomous Region capital, at 4:30 p.m. 6 October 2008, local authorities said.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Xinhua News 2008/10/11
    So far, ten people have been confirmed dead. 54 others sustained injuries. 61,231 people in the region\'s capital have been affected and 989 houses collapsed
  • CNN.com 2008/10/07
    A pair of earthquakes that struck Tibet on Monday killed nine people -- fewer than authorities originally reported, China\'s Ministry of Civil Affairs reported Tuesday.
  • Xinhua News 2008/10/06
    Some people were injured and houses collapsed in the epicenter.
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  • GDACS 2008/10/06
    On 10/6/2008 8:30:45 AM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 has struck the moderately populated region of China in China.
  • USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
    Magnitude 6.4
    Date-Time Monday, October 06, 2008 at 08:30:45 UTC
    Monday, October 06, 2008 at 04:30:45 PM at epicenter
    Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
    Location 29.759°N, 90.302°E
    Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
    Region EASTERN XIZANG