Earthquake of Magnitude 7.9 Strike Eastern Sichuan,China

China Business Watch is deeply sorry to hear that The Eastern Sichuan, China was hit by an earthquake of Magnitude of 7.9, Monday, May 12, 2008 at 06:28:01 UTC (Monday, May 12, 2008 at 02:28:01 PM at epicenter ). The death toll has risen to 12,012, and numerous more are made homeless.
According to the the United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program
The distance of the earthquake :
75 km (50 miles) WNW of Chengdu, Sichuan, China
145 km (90 miles) WSW of Mianyang, Sichuan, China
345 km (215 miles) WNW of Chongqing, Chongqing, China
1545 km (960 miles) SW of BEIJING, Beijing, China
more details can be found at United States Geological Survey’s page at
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2008ryan.php
Our offices in Beijing, Shanghai, and Zhengzhou aren’t effected and our peoole there are safe.



People here at China Business Watch want to express our condolence to all the victims in the earthquake and their families, and offer our help to all the affected people as best as we can via the Love-In-Action Fund.
If you want to give the people in the earthquake-striken people a helping hand, donate to these people in need.
Thank you!

(P.s. you can track the Latest Earthquakes Magnitude 5.0 and Greater in the World - Last 7 days at USGS’s Earthquake Hazards Program)

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