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China: Earthquake: 2013/04/17 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/04/17
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline An earthquake measuring 5.0 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province at 9:45 a.m. 17 April 2013.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2013/04/17
Preliminary statistics show that nine people sustained minor injuries and another 11,300 have been relocated to safety. The quake destroyed 276 houses and damaged scores of others.