More than 70 homes damaged in the earthquake in China — media

More than 70 houses damaged by an earthquake in southern China, according to Xinhua news agency on Wednesday.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 was recorded on Tuesday evening in the county Tszyunlyan the border of Yunnan and Sichuan.

According to local authorities, 78 houses were damaged, six of them completely destroyed and two others were injured.

In May 2008, the Sichuan earthquake with magnitude 8.0, killed nearly 90,000 people, 370,000 injured, left homeless 5 million inhabitants.

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