Xingwen M5.7 Earthquake in Sichuan Province: No obvious earthquake sensation was observed in the county town where two people were injured while avoiding.

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 Xingwen M5.7 Earthquake in Sichuan Province: No obvious earthquake sensation was observed in the county town where two people were injured while avoiding.


On December 16, China Seismological Network officially determined that at 12:46 on the same day, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in Xingwen County, Yibin City, Sichuan Province (28.24 degrees north latitude, 104.95 degrees east longitude), with a focal depth of 12 km. The picture shows that after the earthquake, Zhou Jiazhen, Xingwen County, felt a strong earthquake and a farmers exterior wall collapsed. Visual Chinese Map

A government worker in Zhoujiazhen told Pengbao News that two local people fell while running away from the earthquake, causing skin injuries. They are now dressed in the town health center. In addition, there are cracks and damages in the houses, no collapse, and several highways are interrupted due to small-scale landslides, which are currently being dredged.

According to several residents of Xingwen County, there was no obvious feeling in the county town during the earthquake. At present, Zhoujia Town, 60 kilometers away from Xingwen County Town, is mainly affected.

Zhang Jian, Secretary of Xingwen County Party Committee, told Peng Mei News that the impact of the earthquake on the whole county was not too great, and no serious casualties and house collapses have been reported so far. He is coordinating all aspects of the treatment, and the specific situation will soon have a news bulletin.

Videos taken by local people show a landslide in Zhoujiazhen, Xingwen County. The dust is diffuse. The cracks in the epicenter are obvious. A family eating a running mat scares away guests. A doctor at Yibin Maternal and Child Health Hospital told Peng Mei News that the shaking in Yibin City was obvious and lasted for about ten to twenty seconds. At present, the Yibin Maternal and Child Health Hospital has not received earthquake casualties.

According to Pengmei News, Xingwen County is located in the southern margin of Sichuan Basin and the junction of Sichuan, Yunnan and Guizhou. The geological structure of Xingwen County belongs to the East-West structural system of the South Sichuan fold belt, the right depression of Sichuan and Guizhou.

According to cover news reports, after the earthquake, 88 commanders of eight mine rescue teams were dispatched in Yibin to carry out rescue work under the leadership of the local government. Among them, 10 rescue trucks of the Rams Southwest Brigade and 30 people with earthquake rescue equipment were assembled to be hit. In addition, the National Emergency Rescue Team Da Furong was ordered to emergency rescue, dispatching three rescue vehicles and 20 rescue commanders. Rescue equipment includes a snake eye detector, a life detector, two sets of dismantling tools, a set of lifting equipment, a generator and a batch of emergency medical equipment. At the same time, fire rescue forces are also on their way to the disaster area. According to cover news reports, fire fighting in Zigong, Luzhou and other surrounding areas has rushed to the disaster area to participate in the rescue according to the instructions of Sichuan Fire Brigade. The fire brigade in Zigong introduced that after the Xingwen earthquake with magnitude 5.7, Sichuan Fire Brigade immediately ordered the fire brigades in Chengdu, Zigong, Leshan, Ziyang, Neijiang and Deyang to rush to the disaster area to carry out rescue work. After receiving instructions from the Fire Department of Zigong, a light earthquake rescue team, seven rescue trucks and 38 members of the team, set out at 1425 hours to rush to the disaster area for rescue. At present, the rescue force of Zigong Fire Brigade is on its way to the disaster area. Source: Peng Mei News Author: Xu Huizhong Xiaomei Zhao Meng Responsible Editor: Ji Guojie_NBJ11143

According to cover news reports, after the earthquake, 88 commanders of eight mine rescue teams were dispatched in Yibin to carry out rescue work under the leadership of the local government. Among them, 10 rescue trucks of the Rams Southwest Brigade and 30 people with earthquake rescue equipment were assembled to be hit. In addition, the National Emergency Rescue Team Da Furong was ordered to emergency rescue, dispatching three rescue vehicles and 20 rescue commanders. Rescue equipment includes a snake eye detector, a life detector, two sets of dismantling tools, a set of lifting equipment, a generator and a batch of emergency medical equipment.

At the same time, fire rescue forces are also on their way to the disaster area. According to cover news reports, fire fighting in Zigong, Luzhou and other surrounding areas has rushed to the disaster area to participate in the rescue according to the instructions of Sichuan Fire Brigade. The fire brigade in Zigong introduced that after the Xingwen earthquake with magnitude 5.7, Sichuan Fire Brigade immediately ordered the fire brigades in Chengdu, Zigong, Leshan, Ziyang, Neijiang and Deyang to rush to the disaster area to carry out rescue work. After receiving instructions from the Fire Department of Zigong, a light earthquake rescue team, seven rescue trucks and 38 members of the team, set out at 1425 hours to rush to the disaster area for rescue. At present, the rescue force of Zigong Fire Brigade is on its way to the disaster area.