China News Network, Chengdu, April 2 (Reporter Liu Zhongjun) Reporters learned from the Sichuan Shiqu County Emergency Bureau and the State Grid Sichuan Electric Power Company on April 2 that a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Shiqu County of the province did not cause the main power grid in Ganzi. The network equipment and facilities are damaged, the power grid is operating normally, and the power supply is methodical. The first batch of relief supplies have also arrived in the earthquake zone.
The China Seismological Network determined that at 20:23 on April 1, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurred in Shiqu County, Sichuan (33.04 degrees north latitude, 98.92 degrees east longitude) with a focal depth of 10 kilometers. The earthquake did not cause damage to the main grid equipment and facilities of the Ganzi Power Grid, and the power grid operated normally.
After the earthquake, the secretary of the Shiqu County Party Committee, Yuan Mingguang, rushed to the scene to command immediately, and organized the emergency management, civil affairs bureau, county people's military department, fire protection, health and other related departments to investigate, rescue, and nuclear disaster. After preliminary inspection, there were no casualties, some houses were damaged, the masses were in a stable mood, and the scene was in order. In order to ensure the safe and stable operation of the power grid after the earthquake, the State Grid Ganzi Power Supply Company carried out on-site inspections and hidden danger investigations of the power grid in the earthquake area as soon as possible. Relevant departments are on standby 24 hours a day, emergency rescue personnel, vehicles, generators and emergency supplies are ready, and all efforts are made to ensure normal power consumption in the quake zone during the epidemic.
At present, the first batch of relief materials such as tents, cotton coats, cotton pants, and quilts have been allocated, and rescue work is underway in an orderly manner. (Finish)