April 14, 2010

Posted in: Breaking News, Science

China Earthquake Today News

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake “struck Wednesday morning in one of the most inaccessible reaches of China, Qinghai province’s Yushu county; the 100,000 people in the area are mostly Tibetan, many of them making their living herding yaks and sheep.” Video after the break.

Houses of mud and wooden beams gave way almost immediately when the tremor struck at 7:49 a.m. in the county seat of Jiegu.



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