<p><strong>A survivor of the Chinese <a style="font-size: 10px;" href="http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/earthquake-profile/">earthquake</a> waits in a hospital for treatment of her injuries on July 23.</strong></p><p>A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck central <a style="font-size: 10px;" href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/china-guide/">China</a> on Monday morning, killing at least 95 people and injuring hundreds more.</p><p>The earthquake struck around 7:45 a.m. local time, according to <a style="font-size: 10px;" href="http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/21/world/asia/china-quake/">CNN</a>, and resulted in the destruction of thousands of buildings, telecommunication lines, and major highways.</p><p>Areas affected include Minxian and Zhangxian counties in Gansu Province, where it's estimated that more than a thousand people were injured.</p><p><em>—Lara Sorokanich</em></p>

Shocked Survivor

A survivor of the Chinese earthquake waits in a hospital for treatment of her injuries on July 23.

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck central China on Monday morning, killing at least 95 people and injuring hundreds more.

The earthquake struck around 7:45 a.m. local time, according to CNN, and resulted in the destruction of thousands of buildings, telecommunication lines, and major highways.

Areas affected include Minxian and Zhangxian counties in Gansu Province, where it's estimated that more than a thousand people were injured.

—Lara Sorokanich

Photograph from Reuters

Devastating Pictures From Central China Earthquake

A strong and shallow earthquake struck China early Monday morning, leaving dozens dead and several villages in shambles.

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