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Quake in Yushu followed by 1,206 aftershocks

English.news.cn   2010-04-19 15:40:10 FeedbackPrintRSS

Special Report: Qinghai Earthquake

BEIJING, April 19 (Xinhua) -- As of 8:00 a.m. Monday local time, there had been 1,206 aftershocks following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Yushu, according to statistics from the China Earthquake Administration.

Among the aftershocks, 12 were above 3 magnitude, one between 6.0 and 6.9 magnitude, three between 4.0 and 4.9 magnitude and eight between 3.0 and 3.9 magnitude.

There has been no more aftershocks above 3 magnitude since a 3.6 tremor occurred at 7:00 a.m. April 17.

The 7.1 magnitude quake, which jolted the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu on April 14, had left at least 1,706 dead, 256 missing and 12,128 injured, as of 10 a.m. Sunday.

   
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Editor: Li Xianzhi
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