Quake in southern China

This item appears on page 18 of the September 2009 issue.

A 6.0 earthquake destroyed thousands of homes, killed one person and injured more than 300 on July 10 in Yunnan province in south-central China. The province borders Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam and is next to Sichuan, where a 7.9 quake left almost 90,000 people dead in May 2008.