China’s rare back-to-back earthquakes in 5 provinces in one day, astonishing post-quake scenes

From May 21 to 22, earthquakes occurred one after another in five provinces of China: Qinghai, Yunnan, Shaanxi, Sichuan and Gansu. Among them, a strong 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurred in the early morning of the 22nd in Qinghai province, and 453 aftershocks were recorded as of 10:50 a.m.; a 6.4 earthquake occurred in Dali, Yunnan on the evening of the 21st, and as of 6:00 p.m. on the 22nd, the earthquake had killed 3 people and injured 28. The network passed out astonishing scenes after the earthquake.

China Earthquake Network Determination: May 22, 2:04, Qinghai Province, Goluo Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Mado County, a 7.4 earthquake, the source depth of 17 km, the epicenter of 10 km within the average altitude of about 4200 meters. As of 4:35 on the 22nd, a total of 104 aftershocks were recorded, with a maximum of 4.6 magnitude. By 10:50, a total of 453 aftershocks had been recorded.

The tremors were strongly felt in Mado County, Huashixia Township and Huanghe Township in Qinghai Province, and many houses in Mado County were cracked, with local residents taking temporary refuge in open spaces outdoors. Local media said that eight people are known to have been injured because of the sparse population near the epicenter.

Qinghai provincial road administration department news, Xili high speed total Yu section of Mustang one or two bridge collapse, flower long line Changma River bridge collapse, the national provincial trunk line damage deformation rumble, is urgent repair.

Netizens released a video showing that Qinghai Guoluo state Mustang No. 2 bridge was collapsed by the earthquake, the road has been blocked. Changma River bridge collapsed, the vehicle can not pass. The video shows the bridge breaking into sections. Netizens said that a look at the tofu-dreg bridge.

There is also a video showing the ground revealing long cracks, the situation is surprising.

According to the official determination of the China Earthquake Network, at 21:48 on May 21, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake occurred in Yangbi County, Dali Prefecture, Yunnan Province (25.67 degrees north latitude, 99.87 degrees east longitude), with a depth of 8 kilometers.

Many local houses were cracked and shattered, and the earthquake caused casualties. According to the news of Dali Prefecture Committee of Yunnan Province, preliminary statistics show that as of 6:00 on the 22nd, there were 3 deaths and 28 injuries.

According to the China Earthquake Network: May 22, 7:59 pm, in Shangnan County, Shangluo City, Shaanxi Province (33.29 degrees north latitude, 110.80 degrees east longitude), a 3.6 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth of 17 kilometers (17 km).

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake occurred at 1:38 a.m. on May 22 in Xuyong County, Luzhou City, Sichuan Province (28.09 degrees north latitude, 105.30 degrees east longitude), with a depth of 10 km (10 kilometers).

At 11:30 on May 22, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in Magu County, Gannan Prefecture, Gansu Province (34.28 degrees north latitude, 100.90 degrees east longitude), with a depth of 10 kilometers.