China : Earthquake : 2008/10/06
|Country or District||China|
|Outline||An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted Damxung County in Lhasa, the Tibet Autonomous Region capital, at 4:30 p.m. 6 October 2008, local authorities said.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Xinhua News 2008/10/11
So far, ten people have been confirmed dead. 54 others sustained injuries. 61,231 people in the region\'s capital have been affected and 989 houses collapsed
A pair of earthquakes that struck Tibet on Monday killed nine people -- fewer than authorities originally reported, China\'s Ministry of Civil Affairs reported Tuesday.
Xinhua News 2008/10/06
Some people were injured and houses collapsed in the epicenter.
On 10/6/2008 8:30:45 AM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 has struck the moderately populated region of China in China.
USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude 6.4 Date-Time Monday, October 06, 2008 at 08:30:45 UTC Monday, October 06, 2008 at 04:30:45 PM at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 29.759°N, 90.302°E Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program Region EASTERN XIZANG