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Duration2008/03/21 A 7.2-magnitude earthquake has struck in Xinjiang province in north-west China.
Country or DistrictChina

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Personal Injury Material Damage Others
NDRCC 2008/03/22
Affected: 44,365
Destroyed houses: 210
Damaged houses: 5,277

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  • NDRCC 2008/03/22
    Due to the earthquake on 21 March 2008, 44,365 people were affected in Xinjiang. Also 210 houses were collapsed and 5,277 houses were damaged. (Chinese)
  • Xinhua News 2008/03/21
    At least a dozen earthquakes jolted Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in China\'s remote northwest on Friday.
    Four houses in Pulu, the nearest village to the epicenter located in the sparsely-inhabited Kunlun Mountain region, collapsed during the first tremor, but the dwellers escaped.
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