Category Archives: China Earthquakes updates

South-west China hit by new quake

An earthquake in south-western China has killed 22 people and injured more than 100, state media says. Read more

China Focus: 100 days after quake, athletes from Sichuan fight and shine at Beijing Olympics

BEIJING/CHENGDU, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) — Gymnast Zou Kai snatched a gold medal in men’s horizontal bar on Tuesday to become the first, and most likely the only triple-crowned Chinese Olympian at the Beijing Games, and the glory came exactly 100 days after an 8.0-magnitude earthquake devastated his home province of Sichuan.   Read more

Who donate for earthquake in Sichuan China

They’re not a rich person.They’re beggar but have many kindness.

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China Fights Misuse Of Quake Funds

China has launched a massive campaign to ensure earthquake relief funds are not misused by local officials. Nearly 10,000 auditors have been dispatched to areas of Sichuan hit by the disaster in May, to guarantee money is spent on those who actually need it.

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Panda moved after China quake gives birth to twins

AP – A panda who was relocated after China’s deadly earthquake damaged her home gave birth to twin cubs on Sunday, a state news agency said.

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China quake may help predict similar calamities in future

A team of geoscientists is studying the May 12 earthquake that hit Sichuan Province in China to determine the potential for future quakes due to earthquake-induced changes in stress.

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MIT shows China quake was rare event

Could be a long wait before next big temblor–or maybe not A new analysis of the setting for last month’s devastating earthquake in China by a team of geoscientists at MIT shows that the quake resulted from faults with little seismic activity, and that similar events in that area occur only once in every 2,000 to 10,000 years, on average.

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