Two strong M6.5 earthquakes rock China within less than 10 hours – 9 dead and 180 injured, 31,500 tourist evacuations

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Xinjiang,┬áChina, on August 8, at 11:28pm (UTC), with tremors reportedly felt in neighboring Kazakhastan. This was the second earthquake to hit China in less than 10 hours after a powerful and deadly 6.5-magnitude quake struck Sichuan province, killing 9 and injuring 180, at 1:20pm (UTC) a bit earlier on Tuesday afternoon. … Continue reading Two strong M6.5 earthquakes rock China within less than 10 hours – 9 dead and 180 injured, 31,500 tourist evacuations