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China: Earthquake: 2014/10/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2014/10/07
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Jinggu County in southwest China's Yunnan Province at 9:49 p.m. on 7 October 2014. One person died and more than 300 persons were injured.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2014/10/08
A total of 124,600 people from five counties and districts were affected, and some 58,980 people were evacuated. The quake also toppled 6,988 buildings and damaged 13,842 more.

Xinhua 2014/10/08
A total of 92,700 people in Jinggu were affected, and 56,880 of them have been relocated.

Xinhua 2014/10/08
At least one person died and 38 others were injured after a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted a county in southwest China\'s Yunnan Province Tuesday night, 7 October, said local government.