Crowds Gather on Streets as Earthquake Hits Southwest China

StoryfulWeatherPublished: August 8, 2017
Published: August 8, 2017

Crowds gathered on the streets of Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan, following a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit the area the evening of Tuesday, August 8. At least seven people were killed and nearly 90 others were injured, according to the Sichuan government. The tremor, which mainly affected the UNESCO World Heritage site, was also felt in capital Chengdu and Xi’an in nearby Shaanxi province. In 2008, more than 70,000 people died in the devastating quake in Sichuan. Credit: Weibo/ExcuseMe0831 via Storyful

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