Nature: Earthquake China
|born on||12 May 2008 at 14:28 (= 2:28 PM )|
|Place||near Chengdu, China, 31n00, 103e22|
|Timezone||AWST h8e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||21°55' 23°17 Asc. 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
Pat Taglilatelo cites USGS website
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