Yunnan quake causes wide damage
- Published: 3 Mar 2013 at 23.49
- Online news:
A shallow 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China on Sunday, causing 700 homes to collapse and leaving 30 people injured, state media said.
Chinese rescue workers search for victims after a landslide in Yunnan province, on October 4, 2012. A shallow 5.5-magnitude earthquake has hit southwest China, causing 700 homes to collapse and leaving 30 people injured, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency.
The quake struck a rural area in the province of Yunnan on Sunday afternoon, damaging a further 2,500 houses, but there were no reported fatalities, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency.
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