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111 Killed, 230 Injured as 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strike Gansu
Published on: 2023-12-19
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The 6.2-magnitude earthquake that jolted an ethnic county in Gansu Province midnight Monday has killed 111 people in Gansu and neighbouring Qinghai Province, according to local earthquake relief headquarters.

According to China Earthquake Networks Center, the quake jolted at 11:59pm Monday and has a focal depth of 10 km. The epicenter Liugou Township is about 8 km from the county seat of Jishishan Bao'an, Dongxiang, Salar Autonomous County in Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu.

The earthquake was also felt strongly in the cities of Xining and Haidong in Qinghai, where some houses collapsed and cracked.



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