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China: Earthquake: 2013/04/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/04/20
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A magnitude 7.0-tremor hit Lushan countyof Ya'an city in Sichuan province early Saturday on 20 April 2013. More than 100 people were killed by the earthquake.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2013/04/26
As of 24 April, the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Lushan County, Ya\'an City, on Saturday morning has left 196 dead, 21 missing and 13,484 injured.

IFRC 2013/04/24
At least 193 people were killed and 23 are missing. A total of 12,211 are reported to be injured. Nearly two million people have been affected across 19 prefectures and 115 counties of Sichuan province. A total of 233,191 persons have been displaced.

Xinhua 2013/04/22
The death toll from the 7.0-magnitude earthquake has risen to 192, with 23 missing, authorities said on 22 April. As of 6 p.m., 11,470 people were injured, 968 of them seriously.

Xinhua 2013/04/22
More than 1.5 million people in southwest China\'s Sichuan Province have been affected by the strong earthquake, said the Ministry of Civil Affairs here Sunday (21 April 2013).

Xinhua 2013/04/21
According to latest statistics gathered by the provincial emergency response command center, death toll has risen to 186 and twenty-one people are reported missing and 11,393 others have been injured in the earthquake in southwest China\'s Sichuan Province.

Xinhua 2013/04/20
At least 113 people were killed. More than 2,500 people were injured with 200 severely hurt.

Xinhua 2013/04/20
Nearly 30 people were killed and at least 400 injured in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China\'s Sichuan Province, a local official said Saturday.

Geographycal Data

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan 2013/04/23
Global Map around Ya’an, Sichuan, China: Land Use

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan 2013/04/23
Global Map around Ya’an, Sichuan, China: Elevation

IFRC 2013/04/20
China: Earthquake (as of 20 April 2013)

USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude: 6.6 Date-Time: 2013-04-20 00:02:47 UTC; 2013-04-20 08:02:47 at epicenter Location: 30.284°N 102.956°E Depth: 12.3km (7.6mi) Region: WESTERN SICHUAN, CHINA

OCHA 2013/04/20
Earthquake Location Map - 20 April, 2013


China Earthquake Administration 2013/04/20
Earthquake Report (Chinese)