China News Service, July 8th, at 10:39 on July 8th, a magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred in Dongchuan District, Kunming, Yunnan (26.02 degrees north latitude, 103.13 degrees east longitude). According to the official Weibo news of the Kunming Party Affairs and Government Information Disclosure Platform in Yunnan Province, the earthquake happened on the second day of the college entrance examination. Li Shunchao, secretary of the party group and director of the Dongchuan District Education and Sports Bureau, said that the afternoon examination will be conducted normally.
The earthquake happened on the second day of the college entrance examination. Li Shunchao said that the earthquake has a certain impact on the exam this morning. Dongchuan Mingyue Middle School is the only test site in Dongchuan District. Due to the previous training and drills on the escape of the earthquake, about 100 candidates ran out of the test room at the first time of the earthquake. However, under the orderly organization of invigilator teachers, the exam returned to normal after 7 minutes. After the exam, the teacher gave psychological comfort to the students, and the afternoon exam will be conducted normally.
Screenshot of the official Weibo of the Kunming Party Affairs and Government Information Disclosure Platform in Yunnan Province