Death toll rises to 11 in SW China earthquake

  18 June 2019    Read: 1033
Death toll rises to 11 in SW China earthquake

Eleven people died and another 122 were injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday night, the Yibin city government said early Tuesday, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

The earthquake hit Changning County of Yibin at 10:55 p.m. Monday (Beijing Time), according to local authorities.

The epicenter, with a depth of 16 km, was monitored at 28.34 degrees north latitude and 104.90 degrees east longitude, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

Rescue efforts are under way.


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