6.1 Mag Earthquake Kills More than 380 in China

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BEIJING (Worthy News)-- A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern China killing at least 380 people and leaving at least 1,800 injured. Some 12,000 homes were destroyed and another 30,000 were damaged in Sunday's earthquake.

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Rescue efforts continue as China earthquake kills more than 380 - CNN
Search and rescue operations are underway in Yunnan province, southwestern China today following a 6.1-magnitude quake which struck Sunday afternoon.

At least 367 dead after quake hits southwest China - Reuters
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southwestern China on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and leaving 1,881 injured in a remote area of Yunnan province, and causing thousands of buildings, including a school, to collapse.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake registered at a shallow depth of less than 1 mile (1.6 km). Chinese state media said it was felt most strongly in Yunnan as well as in the neighboring provinces of Guizhou and Sichuan.

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