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China: Earthquake: 2013/07/22 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/07/22
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted juncture area of Minxian and Zhangxian counties, northwest Chinas Gansu Province at 7:45 a.m. on 22 July 2013. At least three people were killed in the earthquake
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2013/07/23
The death toll in an earthquake that hit northwest China\'s Gansu Province has risen to 94, local authorities said Tuesday (23 July). The earthquake left 1,001 injured and one person remained missing. An initial investigation showed that the quake had caused the collapse of 51,800 houses and severely damaged about 240,000 homes. Local governments have relocated 226,700 people.

Xinhua 2013/07/22
The death toll has climbed to 89, with 5 others still unaccounted for, in an earthquake that hit northwest China\'s Gansu Province Monday morning, local authorities said.

Xinhua 2013/07/22
Fifty-four deaths have so far been confirmed after an earthquake in northwest China\'s Gansu Province on Monday morning, local authorities said. The quake has also left over 300 others injured.

Xinhua 2013/07/22
At least 19 people have been killed and 270 others injured in an earthquake.

Xinhua 2013/07/22
Three people from the Minxian County have been confirmed dead, according to the provincial earthquake-relief department.

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IFRC 2013/07/22
China: Earthquake (as of 22 Jul 2013)


International Charter 2013/07/22
Earthquakes in Gansu, China