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  • A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Yibin, Sichuan province, at 12:46 p.m. on Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. Sixteen people were reported injured, over 6,000 homes were damaged, and 629 people have been evacuated. Photo: VCG_Gallery: Help Rushes In After Strong Earthquake Shakes Sichuan City
     
     
    A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Yibin, Sichuan province, at 12:46 p.m. on Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. Sixteen people were reported injured, over 6,000 homes were damaged, and 629 people have been evacuated. Photo: VCG
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Gallery: Help Rushes In After Strong Earthquake Shakes Sichuan City

Magnitude 5.7 temblor injures 16, damages over 6,000 homes

12.17.2018
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A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Yibin, Sichuan province, at 12:46 p.m. on Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. Sixteen people were reported injured, over 6,000 homes were damaged, and 629 people have been evacuated. Photo: VCG
Police and militia unload relief supplies at a temporary shelter in Yibin, Sichuan province, on Sunday, hours after a strong earthquake rattled the city. Photo: VCG
Rescue crews in Yibin, Sichuan province, had set up multiple tents in a temporary resettlement site by Sunday evening, hours after the city’s magnitude 5.7 earthquake. Photo: VCG
Earthquake victims in Yibin, Sichuan province, gather around a fire at a temporary settlement for warmth on Monday. Photo: VCG
Volunteers count and help resettle earthquake victims in Yibin, Sichuan province, on Sunday, as security personnel stand guard. Photo: VCG

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Gallery: Help Rushes In After Strong Earthquake Shakes Sichuan City