The 2011 Yunnan earthquake
was a 5.4 magnitude earthquake that occurred on 10 March 2011, at 12:58 CST
with its epicenter in Yingjiang County
, People's Republic of China
, near the Burmese
At least 25 people died and 250 were injured with 134 in serious condition.
reports that up to seven aftershocks, measuring up to a magnitude of 4.7, followed the initial quake, which caused a total of 127,000 people to be evacuated to nearby shelters.
It joined over 1,000 other minor tremors that affected the region in the two preceding months.
The earthquake occurred one day before a much larger earthquake struck Japan
that also formed a tsunami.