Dingxi earthquake 2013

On 22 July 2013, a series of earthquakes shook Dingxi City, Gansu Province, northwest China. The epicenter was located at the border of Min County and Zhang County. The magnitude of the initial earthquake was at Ms 6.6 with a focal depth of 20.0 km. The earthquakes have caused 95 deaths and 1,366 injuries. Nearly 17,900 homes were destroyed and about 40,400 severely damaged. Stay up to date about Amity’s disaster response team working on site.

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Dingxi Earthquake: Update July 26, 2013

It is raining in Dingxi today (July 26). Though the weather is not favorable for ongoing post-earthquake work, our relief team has managed to deliver the second batch of relief suppliers under great support of our local partners. Local partners have been making great contributions to quick response and high efficiency of the Amity Emergency Rescue Team.

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Dingxi Earthquake: Update July 24, 2013

The first batch of relief supplies from the Amity Foundation reached Shendu Township of Min County (Minxian) in the night of 23 July. All relief supplies have been distributed to the affected local residents on the second day. The relief goods included 16 tons of flour, 300 boxes of bottled drinking water and 600 boxes of instant noodles. During these hours, the second batch of emergency relief supplies is purchased.

Emergency Appeal:  Dingxi Earthquake

On 22 July 2013, a series of earthquakes shook Dingxi, Gansu Province, northwest China. The first quake struck at 07:54 China Standard Time (CST), with the epicenter located at the border of Min County and Zhang County. The magnitude of the initial earthquake was at Ms 6.6 with a focal depth of 20.0 km. As of 18:00 CST (10:00 UTC), 422 aftershocks have been recorded.

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Earthquake in Gansu causes 89 people dead and over 700 people injured

On 22 July, at 7:45 an earthquake occurred in Gansu province northwest of China. The latitude reached 6.6 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was located near Dingxi City. Up to now, media reporting about 89 people killed and nearly 700 people injured.