China earthquake kills many, injures hundreds

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A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake has jolted a popular tourist destination in China’s southwest Sichuan province, killing 13 people and injuring 175 others, officials said on Wednesday…-http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-7-magnitude-quake-hits-chinas-sichuan-province/20170809.htm

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A crack is seen on a road after an earthquake in Jiuzhaigou county, Ngawa prefecture, Sichuan province, China August 9, 2017. CNS/Feng Zheng via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. – RTS1AZ7A

There was some disagreement over the size and power of the earthquake. The US Geological Survey reported a magnitude-6.5 quake 35 kilometers (22 miles) west-southwest of Yongle, Xinhua reported it was 7.0-magnitude, citing the China Earthquake …CNBCABC NewsChicago Tribune – – Powerful earthquake kills at least 13 in China, 175 injured – CNN