Chas' Compilation

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Monday, May 12, 2008

Massive Earthquake in China

Huge Earthquake Hits Central China

China: Quake death toll jumps past 7,600

This looks to be a really bad quake, I won't be surprised if the death toll goes much higher. One student who was interviewed said the quake went on "for a long time". I've yet to read how long it actually was.

I remember in the San Francisco Quake of '89, it seemed like the longest 15 seconds of my life. I think our house would have collapsed if it had gone on much longer. As it was, it showed signs of breaking apart.

I'm sure San Francisco is buzzing with this news, as so many people there have family back in China. They have my sympathy and prayers.
     

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