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Duration 2008/03/21 A 7.2-magnitude earthquake has struck in Xinjiang province in north-west China. Country or District China Name Earthquake
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others NDRCC 2008/03/22 Affected: 44,365 Destroyed houses: 210
Damaged houses: 5,277
- 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.
Geographycal Data Information
- USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude 7.2 - XINJIANG-XIZANG BORDER REGION
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center