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22 May 2021

Earthquake in China

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Type of Event:Earthquake
Location of Event:China
Date of Charter Activation:2021-05-22
Time of Charter Activation:08:26
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+08:00
Charter Requestor:National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC)
Activation ID:711
Project Management:CNSA

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit Yangbi Yi Autonomous County in southwest China's Yunnan Province at 9:48 p.m. (Beijing Time) on May 21, 2021.

According to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC), the epicenter was monitored at 25.67 degrees north latitude and 99.87 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 8 km. At least three people died and 28 were injured the media People's Daily reported. Chinese media also said that at least 192 houses collapsed and more than 20,000 people had to be evacuated from the mountainous areas.

 

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Monitoring map of the M6.4 earthquake in Yunnan Province, China on May 21 (Dali City)

Source: ICEYE / GF1
Acquired: ICEYE-X2: 22/05/2021
GF1: 07/11/2020

Copyright: © ICEYE (2021)
GF-1 ©CNSA/CRESDA (2020)
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