Details of Disaster Information


China : Earthquake : 2013/08/31
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Duration 2013/08/31
Country
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District
China
Name Earthquake
Outline The 5.9-magnitude quake hit the juncture area of Deqen and Shangri-La counties in Yunnan Province and Derong County in Sichuan Province at 8:04 a.m. Saturday, 31 August 2013.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Xinhua 2013/09/02
    Over 120,000 affected by SW China quake
  • Xinhua 2013/09/01
    A 5.9-magnitude earthquake killed three(instead of the previously reported five deaths) and 52 others injured. The quake damaged more than 300 km of pipelines and affected drinking water for more than 10,000 people.
  • Xinhua 2013/08/31
    Five people died and the quake has toppled 600 residential units and damaged 55,500 others, forcing some 9,200 local residents to relocate.