China : Earthquake : 2003/12/01
|Country or District||China|
|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|
Seriously injured:26 people
Slightly injured:47 people
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.
Geographycal Data Information
USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Magnitude: 5.7 Location: 42.90N 80.65E Depth: 10.0 kilometers Region: KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REG.