89 Dead in China Quake, Another 600 Injured

, Posted: Mon, July 22 2013 at 8:04 AM, Updated: Mon, July 22 2013 at 8:10 AM

Officials say 89 people have been killed, and nearly 600 hurt by an earthquake in China's Gansu Province Monday morning at around 7:45 a.m. local time.

The U.S. Geological Survey measured the earthquake at a 5.9, that was just half a mile deep.

According to reports, hundreds of homes have been destroyed.

More information is expected to be released later Monday morning.

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