Rescuers transport an injured man Sunday after an earthquake in Ludian county in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, killing at least 381 people and injuring more than 1,800.
About 12,000 mostly brick homes collapsed when the quake struck Sunday afternoon in the impoverished Ludian county, about 230 miles northeast of Yunnan’s capital, Kunming.
The magnitude-6.1 quake struck at 4:30 p.m. at a depth of 6 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Its epicenter was in Ludian county township of Longtoushan. China’s earthquake monitoring agency put the magnitude at 6.5.