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Sichuan, China - OpSAFE
The Great Sichuan Earthquake On May 12th, 2008 an earthquake of magnitude 8.0 struck Sichuan province in China. According to Japanese seismologist Yuji Yagi, the earthquake lasted about two minutes and released thirty times the energy of the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995 in Japan, which killed over six thousand people. In comparison, the Great Sichuan Earthquake has left more…