Details of Disaster Information

China : Earthquake : 2017/05/11
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Duration 2017/05/11
Name Earthquake
Outline Four people have been confirmed dead after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Taxkorgan County in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China at 5:58 a.m on 11 May 2017.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Xinhua 2017/05/12
    Eight people have been confirmed dead and 23 others were injured after the earthquake. So far, the quake has left lives of more than 12,000 people affected. A total of 9,200 people have been relocated to safe places.
  • Xinhua 2017/05/11
    The search and rescue work is under way. Some injured people were seen being sent to hospital for treatment. The epicenter, with a depth of about 8.0 km, was monitored at 37.58 degrees north latitude and 75.25 degrees east longitude.