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China : Earthquake : 2001/05/25

GLIDE:  EQ-2001-000214-CHN

Duration 2001/05/25
Country or District China
Name Earthquake
Outline The quake, estemated magnitude of 5.8 struck towns and villages along the border of Yunnan and Sichuan provinces early morning of May 25, 2001. One person was killed and 27 were seriously injured.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Dead: 2
Injured: more than 600
destroyed houses: some 100

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CNN News 2001/05/25
An earthquake that rocked southwest China killed two people, injured more than 600 and destroyed hundreds of homes, government officials said Friday.