Two killed, dozens injured as shallow quake hits China’s Sichuan province. It struck Luxian county around 120 kilometres southwest of the sprawling megacity of Chongqing, which along with its surrounding area is home to around 30 million people.
Three people were confirmed dead and 60 others were sent to hospital after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Luxian County of #Luzhou City, southwest #China‘s Sichuan Province. The earthquake occurred at 4:33 a.m.
At around 8:30 am, four hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake, locals in Luzhou of Southwest China’s Sichuan told the Global Times that they have resumed normal work. They said they felt a strong shake and that earthquakes at such a magnitude do not occur often.
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Akhilesh Upadhyay In 2008, Great Sichuan Earthquake killed 70,000 people. Today’s epicenter was however 200km from the provincial capital #Chengdu, one of China’s major cities Chengdu, which received a 49-second lead time today, invested heavily on early warning system after 2008.
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