Cats scurry under sofa as 6.1-magnitude earthquake rocks southern China

A couple of cats rapidly scurried under a sofa as a 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook southern China on June 1. CCTV footage captured the cats seeking shelter underneath the furniture. The earthquake in Ya ‘an, Lushan County, Sichuan province happened at a depth of 17 kilometres. The earthquake has caused four deaths and 14 injuries. It’s reported that, according to the comprehensive analysis and research of experts, the Lushan 6.1-magnitude earthquake is an aftershock of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in 2013, which killed at least 196 people. The two earthquakes are just nine kilometres apart, and the seismic fault lies in the Shuangshi-Dachuan fault zone. The video was provided by local media with permission.

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