Nearly 380 dead in China earthquake

August 4, 2014 2:47 AM

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(CNN) -- At least 379 people have been killed, and 1,881 injured after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit China's southwestern Yunnan province on Sunday, state-run television reported.

The quake struck at 4.30 p.m. local time (4.30 a.m. Eastern). The majority of the casualties occurred in the city of Zhaotong, Ludian County.

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