China Travel News Tag:qinghai (2 news)

Life After the Deadly Earthquake in Qinghai

Date: 4/15/2010 9:22:00 AM by shyoto Tags: QInghai Earthquake Qinghai Yushu

Life After the Deadly Earthquake in Qinghai

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Wednesday, leaving at least 617 people dead, 9,110 people injured and many others buried under the debris.

The province had experienced 53 earthquakes above a magnitude of 5 on the Richter scale since 2001, according to China Earthquake Administration.

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7.1-magnitude quake hits Qinghai, over 400 people died

Date: 4/14/2010 4:19:00 AM by chinatravel Tags: Earthquake Qinghai QInghai Earthquake

A child was saved from the earthquake

YUSHU, Qinghai - About 400 people have died and 8,000 others were injured after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit northwest China's Qinghai Province early on Wednesday, a local official said.

Many others are still buried under the debris of collapsed houses near the epicenter, said Huang Limin, deputy secretary-general of the government of the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu.

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