2012 Yangzhou earthquake
|Date||20 July 2012|
|Depth||13.9 kilometres (8.6 mi)American sources or 5 kilometres (3.1 mi)Chinese sources|
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|Casualties||1 dead, 2 injured|
The epicenter was located at the boundary of Baoying County and Gaoyou City, both of which under the jurisdiction of Yangzhou. The earthquake could be felt in a number of nearby cities including Changzhou, Xuzhou, Zhenjiang and Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province.
The quake measured 4.9 on the moment magnitude scale. According to official sources, one person died and two were injured as a result of the earthquake. Thirteen rooms collapsed and 155 rooms were severely damaged.
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