CHINA 2 injured in 5.1-magnitude quake in China's Yunnan

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2 injured in 5.1-magnitude quake in China's Yunnan

Xinhua

14:15, June 11, 2021

KUNMING, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Two people were injured and 2,669 houses damaged as of 10:30 a.m. Friday after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Shuangbai County in Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Yunnan Province late Thursday.

Rescuers prepare to depart for the earthquake-hit area in Shuangbai County of Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, June 10, 2021. A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Shuangbai County at 7:46 p.m. (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 24.34 degrees north latitude and 101.91 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 8 km, the center said. (Xinhua)

The local government has earmarked 1 million yuan (about 156,600 U.S. dollars) and mobilized 3,420 people to carry out the relief work. Life necessities such as tents, quilts, beds and rice have been delivered to residents in the area.

The epicenter was monitored at 24.34 degrees north latitude and 101.91 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 8 km, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

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