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China sends help to Sichuan Province following earthquake

Robert Besser
20 Sep 2021, 05:46 GMT+10

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing at least three people and injuring tens of others, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Xinhua added that Sichuan's earthquake relief headquarters activated a level-II response, the second-highest in China's four-tier emergency response system, while Luzhou City launched a level-I response.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 29.2 degrees north latitude and 105.34 degrees east longitude, and it struck at a depth of 6 miles at 4.33 am, said the China Earthquake Networks Center.

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