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6.0-magnitude quake in Sichuan kills at least 3, injures 3
Published on: 2021-09-16
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As of Thursday morning, 3 people were confirmed dead and three seriously injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Luxian County of Luzhou City, southwest China's Sichuan Province.
 

The dead and injured were reported at Caoba Village, Fuji Township of Luxian County.
 

The earthquake, occurred at 4:33 a.m., has also caused the collapse of some houses.
 

According to the China Earthquake Networks Center, the epicenter was monitored at 29.2 degrees north latitude and 105.34 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 10 km.
 

Approved by the provincial government, the earthquake relief headquarters of Sichuan has activated a level-II response, the second highest in China's four-tier earthquake emergency response system.
 

After the quake, the Luzhou City has launched a level-I emergency response and sent personnel for disaster investigation and rescue.
 

Further rescue is under way.
 

四川泸州市泸县今晨发生6.0级地震!
已致3死3重伤

今天凌晨4时33分,在四川泸州市泸县(北纬29.20度,东经105.34度)发生6.0级地震,震源深度10千米。成都、重庆等多地震感明显。四川省抗震救灾指挥部启动二级地震应急响应,泸州市已启动一级应急响应。四川各地消防迅速集结,驰援泸州。截至9月16日10时,此次地震造成部分房屋倒塌;泸县福集镇草坝村已发现3人死亡,3人重伤。

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