Earthquake damaged more than 500 buildings in Tibet

Earthquake

21.02.12.Po to preliminary calculations, the earthquake, which occurred on February 17 in Ngari area, 517 buildings were damaged, including at least 100 — Serious, victims and survivors of the local population is not fixed.

This correspondent. Xinhua reported on February 20 in the civil administration of the Tibet Autonomous Region / South-Western China /.

Of aftershocks, in particular, has suffered a number of school buildings: the walls of cracks, cracked windows, told the agency.

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 shook the Ngari February 17 at 23:44. The epicenter of earthquake was located at coordinates 32, 4 degrees north latitude and 82.8 degrees east longitude. Hypocenter lies at a depth of 20 km.

Source: China Radio International

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