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China earthquake


At least 12 killed, over 100 injured as string of quakes strike China

June 18, 2019 10:18 am

The quake caused cracks in a major highway connecting Yibin and Xuyong County of Sichuan's Luzhou city and it has has been closed. Some sections of two other highways have also been shut.

China accidentally reported two major quakes which never happened: Earthquake administration

April 20, 2018 8:15 am

The information stayed on its website for at least an hour, though did not appear on its microblog, which is how many people in China first learn of quakes. In a statement on its website, the administration said they had in fact been holding an emergency response exercise.

Amid Doklam standoff, PM Modi expresses grief after China quake

August 11, 2017 10:21 am

On the Sina Weibo micro-blogging website akin to Twitter, Modi said he was saddened by the loss of life and devastation caused by the earthquake and added that the Indian people pray for the victims' families and hope those injured will recover swiftly, state-run CGTN TV reported.

Death toll in southern China quake rises to 589

August 06, 2014 12:46 pm

The Yunnan provincial government said more than 2,400 people were injured in Sunday's 6.1 magnitude quake.

Lakes formed by quake in China threaten flooding

August 05, 2014 10:22 am

The quake struck about 4:30 p.m. on Sunday about 370 kilometers (230 miles) northeast of the Yunnan provincial capital of Kunming.

China quake: Toll rises to 381

August 04, 2014 9:18 am

Over 1,591 were injured in Ludian County and the quake also left 60 dead and 193 injured in Qiaojia County.

45 hurt in China quake along Myanmar border

May 31, 2014 10:37 am

More than 1,000 soldiers were helping rescue efforts, and tents and bedding were sent to aid survivors.

Moderate quake jolts Yingjiang County of China

May 24, 2014 10:09 am

The Yunan Provincial Civil Affairs Department has sent 500 tents and 1,000 folding beds to the quake-hit areas.

Quake jolts southwest China, 10 injured

April 05, 2014 2:19 pm

Authorities have sent 400 tents and quilts for displaced residents and several thousands more have been made ready.

52,000 people affected by earthquake in China,126 aftershocks recorded

August 29, 2013 7:08 pm

No casualties have been reported,but displacement is huge.


Aftermath of China quake which left more than 20 dead and 430 injured

August 11, 2017 3:12 pm

China earthquake: Tremors measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale shook southwestern China's Sichuan province on Tuesday. As rescue teams tend to victims, the death toll moved up from 13 to 20 on Friday. At least 431 were reported injured.

Strong earthquake kills 381 in China

August 04, 2014 10:36 am

The toll from the 6.5-magnitude devastating earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan province has now risen to over 380.