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China: Earthquake: 2009/07/09 Country Information on DRR

Period 2009/07/09
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline More than 300 people were injured and more than 10,000 houses collapsed in a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that hit southwest China's Yunnan Province Thursday evening on 9 July 2009, local authorities said.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlerNet 2009/07/11
More than 10,000 homes have been destroyed from an earthquake that struck southwest China, state media reported. The quake hit Yunnan province in southwest China Thursday evening, leaving more than 300 people injured, the Xinhua news service reported.

Xinhua English 2009/07/09
More than 300 injured in SW China 6.0-magnitude quake


USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude 5.7 Date-Time Thursday, July 09, 2009 at 11:19:16 UTC Location 25.636°N, 101.082°E Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program Region YUNNAN, CHINA