Print This Page Email This Page
178 Aftershocks Above Magnitude 4 Monitored in Sichuan

As of Saturday noon, 178 aftershocks measuring above 4 on the Richter scale had been monitored in southwest China's Sichuan Province, according to the State Council Information Office.

Among them, 27 aftershocks measured above magnitude 5, and four above magnitude 6, said the office.

A devastating earthquake measuring 8 on the Richter scale rocked Wenchuan county of Sichuan on May 12, leading to 60,560 deaths nationwide as of Saturday noon.

(Xinhua News Agency May 24, 2008)

Related Stories
- More than 7,000 Aftershocks Hit Sichuan
- Survivors of Quake Cope with Thousands of Aftershocks
- 155 Aftershocks Monitored at Quake Zone
- 143 Aftershocks Monitored at Quake Zone
- Telecoms Being Restored, but Aftershocks Interfere

Print This Page Email This Page
Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 55,740
Plea for More Tents
Food Supply Stable in Sichuan
Quake Lakes Closely Monitored
China Takes Steps to Control Rodents in Quake-hit Areas
E China Province Reports over 10,000 Measles Cases

Product Directory
China Search
Country Search
Hot Buys