BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Jinghe County in Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture of Bortala, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
The epicenter, with a depth of 10 km, was monitored at 44.19 degrees north latitude and 82.53 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement.
The quake shook several townships within 50 km of the epicenter, although no casualties have been reported.
Editor: Yang Yi
LHASA, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- A new road has been built to transport disaster relief supplies to a township in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region after it was struck by a landslide Thursday morning that caused the formation of a barrier lake, local authorities said Monday.
Construction of the road started Friday after part of the only road to Bolo Township in Jomda County was submerged by the barrier lake.
BEIJING, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- A total of 440 armed police have taken part in disaster relief operations on the border between Sichuan Province and Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China, after a landslide struck a section of a river in the area on Thursday.
The armed police helped with the evacuation of more than 4,000 residents in addition to carrying relief supplies and maintaining order in the disaster-hit areas.
Source: Xinhua| 2018-10-13 20:52:11|Editor: Li Xia
BEIJING, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Emergency Management dispatched more aid resources on Saturday to border area between Sichuan Province and Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China, where a landslide struck.
Some 7,000 tents, 30,000 cotton-padded coats, 50,000 quilts and 5,000 folding beds are sent to the landslide-affected area to help local residents to fare.
Editor: Xiang Bo
BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- China's central government has distributed funds totaling 150 million yuan (about 21.9 million U.S. dollars) in disaster relief to areas in Yunnan Province hit by an earthquake, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management.
The funds were allocated to Mojiang county, which was hit by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake on Sept. 8, with 28 people injured and nearly 5,000 residents relocated so far.