Earthquake hits southwest China's Yunnan Province
( 2003-10-17 03:31) (Xinhua)
A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Dayao County of
southwest China's Yunnan Province at 8:28:00. The epicenter was located at
Liuqie Township, some 45 kilometers of Dayao County.
Communication to the quake-hit area has been cut off and the quake was felt
in Kunming, the province's capital. There has been no immediate report of
A strong quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck the
county earlier this July, killing more than 10 people.