Sichuan Earthquake Map

Sichuan 4-20-2013 earthquake mapFor those looking for a location map of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Lushan county of Ya’an city in Sichuan Province on the morning of April 20th, 2013, we offer this map from the United Nations’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affaris (OCHA).

Up to 29 aftershocks have been reported, with the biggest one at magnitude 5.3. The death toll had climbed to 192 by Monday evening, state media reported, with hopes fading for 23 people still missing. The rescue effort is now turning into a relief operation for the more than 2,000 injured and around 120,000 people who have been evacuated from the immediate area.

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