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China : Earthquake : 2003/07/21
GLIDE: EQ-2003-000348-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/07/21
Name Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 and depth of 10 km occurred in Dayao County, Yunnan province in southeast China at 23:16 local time (15:16 UCT) on 21 July, affecting more than one million people and damaging more than one million housing units.
As of 23 July, the earthquake has killed 16 and injured 584, of which 104 are in serious condition.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.2 2003/07/24
Dead: 16 people
Injured: 584 people
(including 104 people in serious condition)

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