Earthquake Hit Southwest China

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People's Republic of China

An earthquake shook the ground of Yun-Nan Province, Southwest China, in the
evening of June 20. The US Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicenter of the
5.3 quake about 2,500 kilometers from the capital Beijing. The government of
Yun-Nan Province has confirmed at least two cases of injury and several houses
brought down by the occurrence.