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2008-09-25 03:00:18

China's Tibet region was shaken Thursday by an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale but no casualties were reported. The epicenter was about 12 miles deep in Zhongba Country, a remote area near the China-Nepal border more than 15,000 feet above sea level and with a population of about 18,000, Xinhua reported, quoting China's National Seismological Network. The state-run news agency said the county has been hit with several aftershocks since a 6.8-magnitude quake Aug. 25.


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.