2022 Luding earthquake

2022 earthquake in Sichuan Province, China

A magnitude 6.6 or 6.8 earthquake hit Luding County in Sichuan province, China on 5 September 2022.[1] The epicenter was located 226 km (140 mi) from Chengdu.[2] A total of 46 people died, 50 were injured and 16 were missing.


  1. "M 6.6 - 43 km SE of Kangding, China". earthquake.usgs.gov. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 5 September 2022.   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. Hailei, Zhang. "四川甘孜州泸定县发生6.8级地震 震中距成都市226公里" [The epicenter of a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Luding County, Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan, was 226 kilometers away from Chengdu]. Xinhua News Agency. Shanghai Securities Journal. Retrieved 5 September 2022.