4.8 Earthquake in China


Earthquake in China damaged more than 600 homes

2.02.11.Nesilnoe, apparently, an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 took place in southern China on February 1.
Binge disaster provoked damage of more than 600 buildings, in varying degrees, affected tens of thousands of people.

Local authorities specify that the tremors were Intszyan in the county of Yunnan Province. The epicenter was at a depth pushes 10 kilometers.

According to information from the region, the underground hit completely destroyed one house and led to the damage of another 677 buildings.

As a result, in the evening of the affected region were urgently evacuated to 64.5 thousand.

In the disaster area aimed humanitarian aid in the form of tents, blankets, rice, RIA "Novosti".

Komsomolskaya Pravda

In the south-east China evacuated 64 thousand 500 people after the earthquake in Yunnan Province.

02/02/2011, 6:44:18 Beijing in south-east China evacuated 64 thousand 500 people after the earthquake in Yunnan Province. Evacuees people live mostly in rural areas. The authorities fear that aftershocks would destroy their homes and lead to loss of life, the Associated Press reports citing local media.

Magnitude earthquake 4.8 occurred in Yunnan on February 1. Earthquakes have been recorded at 245 km from the city of Dali County. The earthquake was located at a depth of 39.7 km. Of deaths have been reported, however, according to preliminary data, there are several dozen wounded.



BEIJING, Feb. 1 — RIA Novosti, Maria Chaplygin. 4.8 magnitude earthquake recorded in southern Chinese province of Yunnan, the agency said, "Zhongguo sinven."

Earthquakes have been recorded at 15.11 (10.11 MSK) on Tuesday in the county Intszyan. Epicenter was at a depth strike ten kilometers.

According to news portal Sina, an hour later, the tremors have been recorded in the Chinese island of Taiwan. Magnitude of the underground hit, the epicenter of which is located in Hualien County at a depth of seven kilometers, reached 5.3.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

The strongest recent earthquake in southwest China in May 2008. The epicenter was located in the province of Sichuan, killing more than 80,000 people.

RIA Novosti

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