China Earthquake:A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck China’s Gansu-Qinghai border region on Tuesday.An earthquake has occurred. Due to which 111 people have died. More than 230 people are said to be injured. Relief work is going on at the spot and people are trapped under the debris.The work of evacuating people is going on.
According to media reports,The European Mediterranean Seismological Center recorded the earthquake’s magnitude at 6.1.At the same time, Chinese government media says that the intensity of the earthquake was 6.2.EMSC says that this earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km. Its center was 102 km west-southwest of Lanzhou, the provincial capital of Gansu. However, official reports do not indicate whether anyone is missing after the earthquake.According to the official Xinhua news agency, the epicenter of the earthquake was 5 km away from the border between the two northwestern provinces. It is being said that strong tremors were felt in many parts of Qinghai province.
Relief work going on at the spot in Gasu.
According to the news, China’s GajuWhere the earthquake occurred. The temperature there on Tuesday morning was minus 14 degrees Celsius. these daysMuch of China is battling freezing cold as a cold wave that began last week continues across the country. Chinese media says thatRescue and relief work is going on. The rescue team is busy taking people out safely.
Third major earthquake since 1900
State television said preliminary analysis showed the quake was strong.Which is the first earthquake of magnitude greater than 6 to occur within 200 km of the epicenter since 1900.It was one of three shocks.
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