The May 12, 2008 deadly Sichuan Earthquake - A recap - 3 years later

It has been 3 years, since the 3rd most deadly earthquake in China since 1900. On this fateful day, the 12th May 2008, at 14:28 Local Time, the earth shook for close for 2 minutes in Sichuan province.   Somewhere between 87,150 (69,227 dead and 17,923 missing) and 87,587 (69,195 dead … [Read more...]

In memory of the victims of August 25, 19XX - China and Argentina - 9306 fatalities

M 7.4  25-08-33   Depth 25 km China, Diexi earthquake - killing 9300 people The 1933 Diexi earthquake occurred in Diexi, Mao County, Sichuan, Republic of China on August 25, 1933. This earthquake destroyed Diexi, a county situated by the side of Ming River, the longest branch of Yangtze River … [Read more...]

In memory of the victims of August 22, 19XX - China killing +10,000 people

M 7.7    22-08-1902   Depth 0 km    China - killing 5650 people Chinese reports mention more than 10,000 people killed. The earthquake radiated to many places. From Urumchi in the East to Leninabad in Russia in the East, it reached Hetian in the South and Yili in the North. More than 30000 … [Read more...]