46 people were killed and 50 injured, while 16 people are missing due to the earthquake in the province of Sichuan, China.
In the information received from Beijing, the Chinese media say that the earthquake damaged many houses.
landslides occurred in many areas and electricity supply was suspended in most areas.
According to the US Seismological Center, the magnitude of the 6.6 earthquake was recorded in the southwestern region of Sichuan.
The earthquake was at a depth of 10 km underground, the relief operations are ongoing in the earthquake affected areas.