The 6.8 size earthquake in China has caused havoc
News Patiala 6th September 2022
China Earthquake: In the terrible earthquake in China, 46 people have died so far and heavy destruction is being seen in many areas. The most damage due to the earthquake has been in Sichuan province. An earthquake of size 6.8 occurred in Sichuan province.
The tremors of the earthquake were so strong that even large buildings could not withstand its shocks. Due to this, many buildings here turned into rubble. Under which many people were buried. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that the epicenter of the earthquake was Luding County and was centered at a depth of 10 km (6 mi).
What a disaster
The earthquake occurred at 12.52 pm Beijing time. Due to this, buildings were destroyed in many places in Sichuan province and many thousands of houses were left without electricity due to broken power poles. About 1100 fire brigade teams have been deployed for relief and rescue. Along with this, a 50-member emergency rescue team has also been deployed. A helicopter is also being used for relief and rescue.