Mao Zedong Speeches & Audio

China Earthquake Devastates Region

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China Earthquake Devastates Region

(2 min) tv-pg

On May 12, 2008, a 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook eastern Sichuan, China, killing thousands. It was the country’s worst natural disaster in three decades. A report from the National Earthquake Information Center moments after the quake describes the situation as preliminary news rolls in. The quake, originally thought to be a 7.8, was later upgraded.

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