Earthquake in China
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Luding County on 5 September 2022 in Sichuan's Ganzi district (southwest of Chengdu city), China.
With a focal depth of 16 km, the earthquake killed 65 people, left 12 missing and more than 170 injured.
Tremors shook buildings in Chengdu and the neighbouring mega-city of Chongqing, leaving roads blocked and cutting communication lines in areas home to more than 10,000 residents. More than 50,000 people were temporarily relocated.
|Type of Event:||Earthquake|
|Location of Event:||China|
|Date of Charter Activation:||2022-09-06|
|Time of Charter Activation:||14:51|
|Time zone of Charter Activation:||UTC+08:00|
|Charter Requestor:||National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC)|