Deadly earthquake Sichuan (Ya'an), China - Death toll now at 196 (21 missing) + April 26 update

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Strong earthquake in the greater Urumqi area, Xinjiang, China - 637 buildings damaged

– Update March 30th, 08:42 UTC After further investigations of the affected villages, the number of damaged houses increases to 637. No building was completely destroyed. Most of this damaged buildings got only minor damage like cracked walls or floors. Nobody was injured. Investigations are … [Read more...]

8 injured, 1000+ rooms damaged in Yunnan earthquake

– Update: New reports from the epicenter area confirm a rise of the toll to at least 8 injuries. Two of them had major injuries. 6 of them were transfered to hospitals. - Chinese goverment sent relief supplies like 1800 tents and blankets to the earthquake victims. - 72 rooms destroyed, 365 rooms … [Read more...]

Very strong moderately dangerous earthquake in the Xinjiang mountains, China - More damage than initially expected

Earthquake overview : A M6.2 earthquake occurred in the Xinjiang mountains, China. Initially reported by the international agencies as very shallow (read very dangerous), the report of the Chinese authorities came as a relief as this agency mentioned a depth of 30 km. Tell us when you think you … [Read more...]

Moderate earthquake near Tangshan, China reminds the 1976 disaster (also felt in Beijing today)

Earthquake overview : At 10:22 local time, millions of people in the Tianjin, Tangshan, Beijing area were surprised by shaking surroundings. Weak to very weak in Beijing, light to moderate in Tangshan. The many I Have Felt it reports from our readers are giving a good overview how the earthquake was … [Read more...]

Strong earthquake in the Xinjiang desert, China

Earthquake overview : At 6:50 AM in the morning (local time), a strong dangerous earthquake occurred in Xinjiang, China. "I have Felt it" Reports --> see below + Let us know "how you have felt this earthquake" To read the full story as it happened, we advise our readers to start at the lower … [Read more...]

Dangerous earthquake in Xinjiang, China - 148,500 people affected - 109 million USD direct losses

Earthquake overview : The preliminary magnitude of this Xinjiang earthquake has been set to 6.2 at a depth of 10 km . 92 km E Yining (pop 257,671) "I have Felt it" Reports --> see below + Let us know "how you have felt this earthquake" To read the full story as it happened, we advise our … [Read more...]

Dangerous earthquake in Sichuan, China - some damage reported.

Earthquake overview :  A 5.5 (China 5.4) magnitude earthquake occurred in the Chinese province of Sichuan.  The preliminary epicenter location looks to be very close to Walixiang and Qinghuan. "I have Felt it" Reports --> see below + Let us know "how you have felt this earthquake" To read the … [Read more...]

Dangerous earthquake in the Uygur Autonomous region, China (Keriya and Niya)

Earthquake overview : At 11:27 PM (23:27) local time, a 5.5 magnitude very shallow earthquake struck in the Uygur Autonomous Xinjiang region of Chine. The area is mainly desert and the epicenter is following USGS and Chinese authorities in the foothills of the surrounding mountains. We call this … [Read more...]

Earthquake Tengchong, Yunnan, China : 2,079 households affected and 6 people injured (3 seriously)

Earthquake summary : Yunnan province, China was again hit on June 20, 2011 by a moderate shallow earthquake during the late afternoon (local time). Based on recent damaging earthquakes, calls this earthquake very dangerous. It has since been found to be damaging! UPDATE … [Read more...]