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China : Earthquake : 2003/12/01


Duration 2003/12/01
Country or District China
Name Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake, 6.1 magnitude, hit northwest China's remote and mountainous Xinjiang region on Monday, killing at least 11 people, and destroying 700 mud and brick houses near the border with Kazakhstan,
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Yahoo asia News 2003 /12/02
Death:eleven people
Seriously injured:26 people
Slightly injured:47 people

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Yahoo asia News 2003 /12/02
Rescue squads battled thick snow, treacherous roads and numerous aftershocks as they struggled to help the victims of a powerful earthquake that killed at least 11 people in northwestern China.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/12/01
China quake kills 10 in remote northwest hills

Yahoo asia News 2003/12/01
Thirty-four people were reported injured and more than 700 houses fell.

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USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Magnitude: 5.7 Location: 42.90N 80.65E Depth: 10.0 kilometers Region: KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REG.