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40,000 people affected in southwest China earthquake

08-10-2011 16:04 BJT

Local villager Xu Zhihui crouches on the debris of a collapsed wall in her house after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang Town of Tengchong County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter located at the Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823 residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged. (Xinhua/Qin Qing)

 

Firefighters examine the damage situation after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang Town of Tengchong County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter located at the Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823 residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged. (Xinhua/Qin Qing)

 

Local villager Kang Sai and her daughter remove falling debris
after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang
Town of Tengchong County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan
Province, Aug. 10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than
40,000 people were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter
located at the Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823
residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were
damaged. (Xinhua/Qin Qing)

 

Local villager Kang Sai removes falling debris after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang Town of Tengchong County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter located at the Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823 residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged. (Xinhua/Qin Qing)

 

Firefighters examine the damage situation after a 5.2-magnitude
earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang Town of Tengchong
County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug.
10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people
were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter located at the
Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823 residential
houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged.
(Xinhua/Qin Qing)

Rescue work under way after earthquake hits SW China

Firefighters work on spot by a damaged house in Baoshan city, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug.9, 2011. A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Baoshan City at around 7:50 p.m. Beijing Time on Tuesday, said the China Earthquake Networks Center. Two were injured. Full story>>

5.2-magnitude earthquake hits SW China

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Baoshan City in southwest China's Yunnan Province around 7:50 p.m. Tuesday Beijing Time, said the China Earthquake Networks Center. Full story>>

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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