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Duration 2003/07/21 A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 and depth of 10 km occurred in Dayao County, Yunnan province in southeast China at 23:16 local time (15:16 UCT) on 21 July, affecting more than one million people and damaging more than one million housing units.
As of 23 July, the earthquake has killed 16 and injured 584, of which 104 are in serious condition.
Country or District China Name Earthquake
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others OCHA Situation Report No.2 2003/07/24 Dead: 16 people
Injured: 584 people
(including 104 people in serious condition)
- CNN news 2003/07/23
Nearly seventy schools were destroyed.
- OCHA Situation Report No.2 2003/07/24
The earthquake has killed 16 and injured 584.
Geographycal Data Information
- USGS 2003/07/21
Location : 25.96N 101.19E
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center