Gansu Province

China: International Charter activated for two earthquakes

Earthquakes strike China

The "International Charter: Space and Major Disasters" has been activated once more for China when on the morning of 22 July 2013 Gansu Province was hit by two earthquakes with a magnitude between 5.6 and 6.6 approximately and a depth of 20 km. Rescue efforts as well as local and international relief are already being conducted in the affected areas where some of the damages include power outages and disruption of communications. The areas suffering the worst harmful effects from the earthquakes were the counties of Zhang and Min.

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Tue, 23/07/2013 - 09:28

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36

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104
Tue, 07/23/2013
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