• Matthew Blackett

Big quakes in China (May 2021) - so why no disasters?

Updated: Jun 2

On Saturday 22 May 2021, China was rattled by not one but two significant #earthquakes: a M6.4 near Dali, Yunnan and later, a M7.4 further north, in Qinghai. Now, China is no stranger to seismic events but to have two powerful tremors in one day is quite unusual and as such, it seems the country was pretty lucky. In 2008, Sichuan was struck by a larger event

Dali, Yunnan, China (source: PnP!, is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

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