Nature: Earthquake China

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Nature: Earthquake China Gender: N/A
born on 12 May 2008 at 14:28 (= 2:28 PM )
Place near Chengdu, China, 31n00, 103e22
Timezone AWST h8e (is standard time)
Data source
Timed official source
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 21°55' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 23°17 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 13°24'


Chinese earthquake of 7.9-magnitude quake was felt throughout most of China killing 15,000 at early count, with over 40,000 missing or injured. Many children were buried in the rubble of their schools.

The USGS gave the epicenter's coordinates as 31.015°N, 103.365°E and the following distances to cities/towns.

75 km (50 miles) WNW of Chengdu, Sichuan, China; 145 km (90 miles) WSW of Mianyang, Sichuan, China; 345 km (215 miles) WNW of Chongqing, Chongqing, China; 1545 km (960 miles) SW of BEIJING, Beijing, China



Source Notes

Pat Taglilatelo cites USGS website


  • Mundane : Disasters : Natural Disasters