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China : Earthquake : 2014/08/03
GLIDE: EQ-2014-000102-CHN 
Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia): ERSECR000203 DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2014/08/03
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China
Name Earthquake
Outline A 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Ludian County of Zhaotong City in southwest China's Yunnan Province at 4:30 p.m. on 3 August 2014. At least 150 people have been killed and 180 others are missing.

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  • Xinhua 2014/08/10
    A 6.5-magnitude quake that struck Ludian County on Aug. 3 has left 617 people dead and 112 missing.
  • Xinhua 2014/08/07
    The death toll has risen to 615, four days after a powerful earthquake devastated parts of southwest China\'s Yunnan Province, local authorities said on Thursday, 7 August 2014.
  • Xinhua 2014/08/06
    Death toll from an earthquake that hit southwest China\'s Yunnan Province on Sunday rose to 589, with 9 people missing, the provincial civil affairs department said 6 August 2014.
  • Xinhua 2014/08/05
    Chinese authorities have updated the death toll from the earthquake to 410 with 12 people missing. As of 2:30 p.m. on 5 August, the earthquake has also left 2,373 people injured.
  • Xinhua 2014/08/05
    The death toll has risen to 398 with three missing as of Monday afternoon, while over 1,800 have been injured and about 230,000 evacuated.
  • Xinhua 2014/08/04
    Blocked roads and torrential rains are hindering the relief efforts after a strong earthquake killed at least 381 people and injured 1,800 others in the mountainous southwest China.
  • Xinhua 2014/08/04
    Death toll rises to 367 from China quake
  • Xinhua 2014/08/03
    At least 150 people have been killed and 180 others are missing after the earthquake. It said more than 12,000 houses were toppled and 30,000 damaged. Transportation, electricity and telecommunications have been cut off in the county.
  • Xinhua 2014/08/03
    The strong quake hit at 4:30 p.m. on 3 August 2014, Sunday (Beijing Time) with a depth of 12 km and the epicenter in Longtoushan township, 23 km southwest of the county seat of Ludian, Zhaotong City. At least 26 people were killed and dozens got injured.
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