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China: Earthquake: 2023/12/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2023/12/18
Country or District China
Event Type Earthquake
Outline At least 116 people have been killed and another 220 injured following an earthquake on Monday night, 18 December in north-west China, state media report.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ECHO 2023/12/20
According to the State Council of the People's Republic of China, as of 20 December, at least 127 people died, of which 113 in the Gansu Province and 14 more across the Qinghai Province. In addition, media also report more than 700 injured people and approximately 5,000 damaged building across both the affected provinces.

Xinhua 2023/12/19
In Gansu alone, the death toll from the earthquake has risen to 105, according to local authorities. The quake also caused 13 deaths in neighboring Qinghai.

BBC 2023/12/19
Chinese authorities said the 6.2 magnitude quake struck Gansu province around midnight (16:00 GMT) and also affected neighbouring Qinghai.

Geographycal Data

International Charter 2023/12/19
Earthquake in China

Sentinel Asia 2023/12/19
Earthquake in China on 18 December, 2023

USGS 2023/12/18
M 5.9 - 37 km WNW of Linxia Chengguanzhen, China, Time: 2023-12-18, Depth: 10.0 km depth