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Student Video Taken During China Earthquake

Posted in Technology by Arasmus on May 14, 2008

This video was taken by a Chinese student in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, China, during the 7.8 Mw earthquake on May 12, 2008. This video was taken at 14:29pm. The epicenter was at 31.084°N, 103.267°E, in Wenchuan County, Ngawa Prefecture, 90 km northwest of Chengdu, Sichuan, China, with its main tremor so far occurring at 14:28:04 local time (06:28:04 am GMT) on Monday 12 May 2008. Early reports of the earthquake’s Richter scale magnitude ranged from 7.6 to 8.0. Five major aftershocks ranging in magnitude from 4.0 to 6.0 were recorded within two hours of the main tremor.

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