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Quake Zone Gets 177 Aftershocks in 24 Hours

In the 24 hours ending Sunday noon, 177 aftershocks were monitored in southwest China's quake zone, according to the China Earthquake Administration.

Four of the tremors measured between 4.0-4.9 and all the others measured at or below 3.9 magnitude, the administration said.

A total of 11,005 aftershocks have been detected in the quake areas since May 12 when the 8.0-magnitude quake struck.

(Xinhua News Agency June 8, 2008)

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