A 5.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in Luding County. Local police: No casualties in Hailuogou Scenic Area

An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred near Moxi Town, Luding County, Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan Province (29.63 degrees north latitude, 102.01 degrees east longitude). Xinhua News Agency map

At 03:49 on January 26, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 occurred near Moxi Town, Luding County, Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan Province (29.63 degrees north latitude, 102.01 degrees east longitude), with a focal depth of 11 kilometers. The Ganzi Prefecture Earthquake Relief Headquarters launched an emergency response to a state-level earthquake of magnitude IV, and there are currently no reports of casualties.

The Paper learned from the Sichuan Provincial Public Security Department that according to feedback from the Luding County Public Security Bureau, the traffic police squadrons quickly carried out road inspections. At present, the high-speed connection line in Luding is normal, and the G318 line is normal. The Luding-Dedu Expressway Lengqi Bridge has collapsed, and cars can pass through it. The Kuiwu Bridge in Dulwich has been interrupted by the landslide. Road 217 detours, and the roads in Luding are not interrupted.

According to the feedback from the Hailuogou Public Security Bureau, the traffic management brigade quickly launched an emergency plan, checked the traffic conditions of the roads in the area, and went to major hotels and homestays in the scenic area to remind tourists that rockfall occurred on the roads in the area after the earthquake, and vehicles were prohibited from passing at night. Unimpeded, no casualties.