2 injured in magnitude-5.1 quake in China's Yunnan
Updated 15:04, 11-Jun-2021

Two people were injured and 2,669 houses were damaged as of 10:30 a.m. Friday after a magnitude-5.1 earthquake jolted Shuangbai County in Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Yunnan Province late Thursday.

The quake struck at 7:46 p.m. on Thursday at a depth of 8 km, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. 

The local government has earmarked 1 million yuan (about $156,000) and mobilized 3,420 people to carry out the relief work. Life necessities such as tents, quilts, beds and rice have been delivered to residents in the area.

(With input from Xinhua) 

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