Earthquake overview : This damaging earthquake has hit on the Sichuan-Yunnan border. Damage is expected to be greater than 30 million dollars via historic damage estimates.
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This damaging earthquake has hit on the Sichuan-Yunnan border. Both seismological bureaus are sending teams to survey the damage.
SUMMARY 08:00 UTC:-
- 4 killed, 22 seriously injured, 130 slightly injured
- 3800 houses have been damaged to some extent.
- 22000 have been evacuated because of the quake
- 71000 people have been affected by the quake.
- Yongning Village was most affected with 6000 people, and 1400 homes being damaged (around 90% of the village).
- More than 1100 troops are helping out in the region at the moment.
- Yunnan Tobacco Company has donated 3 million RMB (around $500,000 USD) to aid the victims of the earthquake.
- Losses should total around 30 million USD.
UPDATE : 4 people have been confirmed killed during this earthquake
UPDATE:- 2 killed, 17 seriously injured and 86 slightly injured. 14000 houses have been damaged or affected to some extent in the region as counted so far.
The amount of tents (1100), blankets (3000) and coats (2000) has been extended indicating that many people are now homeless. This may increase in the coming hours.
SUMMARY 08:00 UTC:-
- 3 killed, 20 seriously injured and 82 slightly injured.
- There were reports of 4 killed and 5 killed earlier, but these have not been confirmed by the officials on site as yet.
1 seriously injured died on the way to hospital.
- 4228 households containing 21860 people have been seriously damaged by this earthquake. 21860 people have been evacuated.
- 14864 rooms have been damaged of 4228 houses to some extent!
- 63782 people have been affected by this earthquake.
- 1200 livestock have been killed.
- The Provincial Civil Affairs department has distributed 2000 Relief Tents, 3000 Quilts, 3000 Coats.
UPDATE:- 2 killed, 17 seriously injured and 86 slightly injured.
UPDATE:- A second person has been found dead in the rubble. This value may rise given the fact that communications are down within the epicentral region.
Houses have collapsed in the epicentral region.
The Yunnan Provincial Civil Affairs Department, Yunnan Provincial Committee for Disaster Reduction and the provincial Civil Affairs Department has launched three emergency responses, and are transporting to the disaster area 300 tents, 500 blankets, 500 coats. At the same time, the Working Group of the provincial Civil Affairs Department is helping guide disaster relief work.
UPDATE:- The earthquake has occurred in the Ninglang-Yanyuan region.
1 person has been killed and at least 2 seriously injured and 100 people have been slightly injured. In Ninglang!
Damage is expected to be greater than 30 million dollars via historic damage estimates.
PAGER has determined from the algorithm that the earthquake will cause between 10 and 100 million dollars damage, and 0 deaths (30% chance of 1-10 deaths). The predicted intensity is VII.
This earthquake is CATDAT RED.
Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : M5.7 (CEA)
UTC Time : 7:59:32, Sunday 24th June 2012
Local time at epicenter : 15:59:32, Sunday 24th June 2012
Depth (Hypocenter) : 11km
Geo-location(s) : Close to Lijiang City. At least 900,000 people live within a damaging radius.
|EMSC||Sichuan-yunnan Border Reg, China||Jun 24 07:59 AM||5.6||10||MAP I Felt It|
|GEOFON||Yunnan, China||Jun 24 07:59 AM||5.6||10||MAP I Felt It|
|USGS||Sichuan-yunnan Border Region, China||Jun 24 07:59 AM||5.5||9||MAP I Felt It|
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