Another earthquake in China

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 in southern China have killed 50 dudes, 150 were injured, reports Xinhua news Agency.

Earlier it was reported 43 dead.

According to the USGS, the epicenter of the earthquake was located one kilometer South-East from the village of Tsaoko (Jiaokui) in Yunnan province. Its center was located at a depth of nine kilometers. After this earthquake was followed by a series of repeated aftershocks, magnitude of the strongest of which was 5.6. According to Xinhua news Agency, the flood also affected villages in neighboring Guizhou province. Only in both provinces were damaged or destroyed about 20 thousand houses, about 100 thousand people were evacuated. In Bro panic…

The first news of the deaths came from the administration of Yunnan province, said Xinhua news Agency.

In late June, the earthquake of magnitude 5.7 in Yunnan province, two people were killed, about 100 injured.

The strongest recent earthquake happened in southwest China in may 2008. The epicenter was in Sichuan province, killing more than 80 thousand people.

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