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China: Earthquake: 2012/09/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/09/07
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline The 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit the border area of southwest Chinas Yunnan and Guizhou Provinces at 11:19 a.m. September 7 2012 and at least five people died.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2012/09/08
Preliminary statistics collected as of 10 a.m. 8 September indicated that multiple quakes that jolted southwest China on 7 September have left 80 people dead and 820 others injured in Yunnan, as well as forced the relocation of 201,000 people and destroyed or damaged 430,000 homes. The quakes have caused direct economic losses of 3.69 billion yuan (581 million U.S. dollars) in Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said on 8 September.

Xinhua 2012/09/08
67 confirmed dead, 731 injured in SW China quakes

Xinhua 2012/09/07
At least five people died and more than 20,000 houses collapsed or were damaged in an earthquake that jolted southwest China\'s Yunnan and Guizhou Provinces.

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ReliefWeb 2012/09/07
China: Earthquake (as of 7 Sep 2012)