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Deadly earthquake in Sichuan, China - June 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019· Deadly earthquake in Sichuan, China - June 17, 2019. Created June 17, 2019 Last update June 19, 2019 18:04 By Armand Vervaeck. Have you felt the shaking? If Yes, tell us by using the I FELT IT form behind the earthquake or at the bottom of this page.


Mudslide in northwest China: the warning from Zhouqu ...

Aug 16, 2010· A tragic mudslide in northwest China held lessons for the authorities about urbanisation, disaster response and the environment. By Gong Jing, Wang Heyan and Zhang Ruidan, winners of the "best in-depth report" category at the 2011 China Environmental Press Awards.


2008 Sichuan earthquake - Wikipedia

The 2008 Sichuan earthquake ... It was the deadliest earthquake to hit China since the 1976 Tangshan earthquake, which killed at least 240,000 people, and the strongest in the country since the 1950 Chayu earthquake, which registered at 8.5 on the Richter magnitude scale.


Mudslide Cocktail Recipe - liquor.com

The Mudslide is a decadent mix of vodka, Kahlua and Bailey's Irish Cream. Perfect for sipping in warm weather, this frozen cocktail is rich, sweet and very, very cold. This summer, ditch your cocktail shaker, bust out the blender and knock back this creamy …


Sichuan earthquake of 2008 | Overview, Damage, & Facts ...

Sichuan earthquake of 2008, also called Wenchuan earthquake or Great Wenchuan Earthquake, Chinese Wenchuan dizhen or Wenchuan Da Dizhen, massive and enormously devastating earthquake that occurred in the mountainous central region of Sichuan province in southwestern China …


Tangshan earthquake of 1976 | China | Britannica.com

Jul 21, 2019· Tangshan earthquake of 1976, earthquake on July 28, 1976, with a magnitude of 7.5, which nearly razed the Chinese coal-mining and industrial city of Tangshan, located about 68 miles (110 km) east of Beijing. The death toll, thought to be one of the largest in recorded history, was officially


List of earthquakes in China - Wikipedia

57 · The deadliest earthquake in China since the 1976 Tangshan earthquake and the strongest since the 1950 Chayu earthquake. The prefecture-level divisions of Mianyang, Ngawa, Deyang, Guangyuan, and Chengdu suffered the most loss of lives. Most of the buildings that collapsed were in rural areas and did not adhere to building codes. At least 4.8 ...


What Causes Mudslides? | Live Science

Heavy rains in China set off mudslides that washed away part of the town of Zhouqu, in the province of Gansu, and left more than 330 people dead and many more missing. But heavy rains aren't the ...


Mudslides in Sichuan province, China - YouTube

Jul 11, 2013· Residents of China's western Sichuan province are evacuated as torrential rain causes mudslides. Thousands of people have been forced to flee the region, with at least 18 people confirmed dead. In ...


Mudslide in western China buries dozens - usatoday.com

Jul 10, 2013· Mudslides and flooding are common in China's mountainous areas, killing hundreds of people every year. Deforestation has led to soil erosion and made some parts of China prone to mudslides after ...