China: Earthquakes in Yunnan and Guizhou Provinces - Sep 2012

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Past disaster
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EQ-2012-000162-CHN

Disaster description

Multiple earthquakes, with the strongest two measuring 5.7 and 5.6 on the Richter scale, struck a mountainous rural region in southwest China on Friday, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 160 others. More than 100,000 people have been evacuated. (Xinhua, 07 Sep 2012)

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