【头条】九寨沟地震已致25人死亡,24人身份确认

Updated at 6:30 p.m. BJT Sun.

The death toll from the powerful Jiuzhaigou earthquake has risen to 25, authorities said on Sunday.

Twenty-four victims have been already identified.

Updated at 9:20 a.m. BJT Wed.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for "all-out efforts" to rapidly organize relief work and rescue the injured people after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern China's Sichuan Province.

As of 8:10 a.m., at least 12 people were killed and 175 were injured after the earthquake shook Jiuzhaigou County in Tuesday evening. 28 of those injured are in critical conditions.

Authorities should check the impact of the earthquake, evacuate and settle visitors and local people, and reduce death and injuries as much as possible, Xi said.

Updated at 11:20 p.m. BJT Tue.

Four people were killed in Jiuzhaigou County, Sichuan Province, after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area this evening, Sichuan TV reported. More than 30 others were injured.

Updated at 10:00 p.m. BJT Tue.

An aftershock with a magnitude of 3.3 shook Jiuzhaigou County of southwest China's Sichuan Province at 9:41 p.m BJT at a depth of nine kilometers after the initial quake, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter of the initial magnitude-7.0 earthquake was 39 kilometers from Jiuzhaigou, 285 kilometers from Chengdu, Sichuan's provincial capital.

Tremor were felt in Chengdu as well as in the neighboring Gansu and Shaanxi provinces.

Updated at 9:41 p.m. BJT Tue.

A magnitude-7.0 earthquake jolted Jiuzhaigou County in southwest China's Sichuan Province at 9:19 p.m. BJT on Tuesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The earthquake struck at a depth of 20 kilometers. The epicenter was monitored to be at 33.20 degrees north latitude and 103.82 degrees east longitude.

There were no immediate reports of casualties and property damages are yet to be caulculated.

据中国地震台网正式测定,8月8日21时19分在四川阿坝州九寨沟县发生7.0级地震,震源深度20千米,震中位于北纬33.20度,东经103.82度。据地震人口热力大数据分析,震中20公里范围内人口数约2.1万,50公里范围内约6.3万,100公里范围内约30万(仅供参考)

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