In the 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Kashgar, Xinjiang, one person has been seriously injured and many people have been slightly injured. The official determination of China Seismic Network: at 21:27 on January 19, a 6.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in Jiashi County, Kashi Prefecture, Xinjiang (39.83 n, 77.21 E), with a focal depth of 16 km.
When the earthquake happened, Jiashi County felt a strong earthquake. Residents could feel the continuous tremor of the house at home. The chandelier in the house shook left and right, and many people ran to the outside of the house for shelter. The surrounding Kashi City, aketao County, Wuqia County, etc. are also very earthquake sensitive.
As of 0:00 on January 20, 8 aftershocks with m ≥ 3.0 were recorded, including 1 with m ≥ 5.9, 3 with m ≥ 4.0, and 4 with m ≥ 3.0.
A staff member of Wujianfang station of Kashi train depot of South Xinjiang Railway did not run in the first time after the earthquake, but quickly picked up the wireless train dispatching telephone with hands on the table and called for the stop of the passenger train running in the section. It is understood that the name of this "phone brother" is Shi Sancheng.
After the earthquake, the emergency management department immediately launched the emergency response, made full efforts to carry out patrol search and rescue work, and gathered enough forces to prepare for the rescue. The China Seismological Bureau strengthened the follow-up trend analysis and judgment, and sent a working group to the earthquake area overnight to guide the local rescue and relief work, and made plans and related preparations for stronger earthquakes. Allocated relief materials such as cotton padded clothes, quilts and tents are being transported to the disaster area.
Kashi fire rescue detachment has one heavy earthquake rescue team, one light earthquake rescue team and nine earthquake rescue teams, with a total of 33 vehicles and 147 commanders and fighters quickly gathered for standby and rushed to the disaster area to verify the disaster situation.
Emergency management officials said that after the earthquake, one person was seriously injured and many were slightly injured, and the disaster situation is being further verified.
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