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17 juin 2019 | 18h17 UTC

China: Earthquakes leave at least one dead in Sichuan province June 17 /update 1

China Alerte de sécurité

Pair of earthquakes exceeding magnitude 5.0 leave at least one dead in Sichuan province June 17; 4.9-magnitude aftershock hits area early June 18, with more aftershocks possible over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 17/6/2019, 12h00 until 18/6/2019, 11h59 (Asia/Shanghai). COUNTRY/REGION Changning (Sichuan province)

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A pair of earthquakes exceeding magnitude 5.0 hit Sichuan province late (local time) on Monday, June 17, leaving at least one person dead. The epicenters of both earthquakes were located near Changning county; the earthquakes reportedly shook major cities, including Chengdu and Chongqing. A 4.9-magnitude aftershock also hit the area early on Tuesday, June 18.

Additional aftershocks are possible in the region over the coming hours and days. Transportation and business disruptions are to be expected in affected areas.  


Individuals in affected areas are advised to monitor developments, prepare for aftershocks, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

In the event of aftershocks, individuals are advised to protect themselves as much as possible from falling debris if indoors (e.g. under a table), move away from windows, and not attempt to leave a building unless there is an immediate danger. If outdoors, move away from tall buildings, utility wires, and streetlights.


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