Latest Sichuan earthquake Stories
After the Wolong Giant Panda Reserve received a damaging blow from the recent deadly earthquake in China, officials are now seeking a new home for the bears.
Officials in China have sent emergency rations of bamboo-shoots to a reserve housing pandas in the earthquake zone in Sichuan province, Chinaâ€™s state media reported Thursday. The move was made because no one was collecting food for the bears in the aftermath of Chinaâ€™s most devastating earthquake in decades.
China stood still Monday, mourning for tens of thousands of earthquake victims, until a government forecast of a possible strong aftershock sent jittery people in the disaster area rushing into the streets.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan held a huge earthquake disaster drill in Tokyo on Friday with a U.S. navy ship transporting evacuees and helicopters carrying relief supplies.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake in China's southwestern Yunnan province on Saturday toppled hundreds of houses and killed at least 18 people, official Chinese media reported.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A minor earthquake shook the Chinese capital on Tuesday but there were no reports of damage or casualties and the state news agency urged residents to ignore rumors of further tremors hitting the city.
TEHRAN (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 hit southeast Iran on Tuesday, Tehran's geophysics center was quoted as saying by the ISNA students news agency. There was no immediate report of casualties or damage in the quake which struck the borders of Kerman and Hormuzgan provinces.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Residents in the Indian capital felt a mild earthquake on Wednesday, a day after New Delhi was shaken by a 6.7 magnitude quake centered in the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan.
BEIJING (Reuters) - An earthquake killed 14 people, injured nearly 400 and destroyed 8,500 homes in Jiangxi province in eastern China on Saturday morning, the official Xinhua agency reported.
BEIJING (Reuters) - An earthquake killed 12 people, injured nearly 400 and destroyed 8,500 homes in Jiangxi province in eastern China on Saturday morning, the official Xinhua agency reported.
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