The online map of the earthquake disasters distribution in Min
County and Zhang County, Gansu Province in 2013 in China is
sourced from the China Natural Disaster Atlas in 2013 and was
published by China Map Publishing House in February 2015.
The authors are the Office of the National Disaster Reduction
Commission, the Disaster Relief Department of the Ministry of
Civil Affairs, and the National Disaster Reduction Center of
the Ministry of Civil Affairs. The scale of this map is 1:6000000.
Overall situation of the disaster
On July 22nd at 7:45, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake occurred at the
border of Min County and Zhang County in Dingxi City, Gansu Province,
with a depth of 20 kilometers. The earthquake caused 1.769 million
people to be affected, 95 people to die, and 397000 people to be
urgently relocated and resettled in 37 counties (districts) in 6
cities (autonomous prefectures), including Dingxi, Longnan, and
Linxia in Gansu; 157000 houses collapsed and 837000 were damaged to
varying degrees; The direct economic loss was 24.42 billion yuan.
This earthquake disaster has the following characteristics:
1.The magnitude is relatively high and the impact range is wide.
2.Complex terrain and diverse secondary disasters.
3.The severely affected areas are rural areas with a large number
of dirt fields and houses, resulting in heavy casualties and severe damage to houses.
4.Severe damage to rural roads and infrastructure.
5.The combination of disasters and poverty, and the weak self-help ability of the masses.
6.The red dots in the figure indicate the location of the epicenter
Information on Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau is currently lacking
Online map of the distribution of earthquake disasters in Lushan, Sichuan, China in 2013