China Earthquake: 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits China Minutes After 7.4 Magnitude Quake Kill 68,000

China Earthquake: 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits China Minutes After 7.4 Magnitude Quake Kill 68,000

two strong quakes hit southwest china killed almost 68 000 people two strong earthquakes shook chinese on monday resulting in nearly 68 000 deaths in a part of the country frequently affected by strong tremors the first magnitude 7.4 quake was followed around 30 minutes later by one registering 7.8 both at a depth of 10 kilometers six miles and centered near changing county chinese state media said shaking was felt in major cities in the region including in the sichuan provincial capital chengdu and the metropolis of chongqing the china earthquake administration said there were several aftershocks pictures posted by state media on their social media accounts showed cracks in some buildings and people rushing into the streets in some cities in sichuan state television said rescuers had reached the epicenter a largely rural area and had pulled some people out of rubble alive already sixty sixty-eight thousand person so far has died the report added without giving details
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China Earthquake: 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits China Minutes After 7.4 Magnitude Quake Kill 68,000

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