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A powerful 5.8-magnitude aftershock hit China's Sichuan province Sunday, reportedly damaging more than 70,000 homes in the region where at least 60,000 people were killed by a powerful earthquake on May 12.
State media said at least two people died and more than 480 were hurt as a result of the latest seismic jolt, which came as Chinese officials warned that 69 dams in the province damaged in the original quake were in danger of bursting their banks.
The province has experienced dozens of aftershocks since a devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake on May 12.
But Sunday's aftershock -- measuring at 6.0 magnitude, according to the U.S. Geological Survey -- was the strongest since a 5.8-magnitude shook the region a day after the initial quake.