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Earthquake in western China kills 400

5 years ago April 14, 2010 Apr 14, 2010 Wednesday, April 14 2010 Wednesday, April 14, 2010 4:15:28 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

At least 400 people are dead, thousands injured and others buried under rubble after a series of strong earthquakes in western China.

Homes collasped and people poured into the streets for safety and to look for relatives.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the main quake was a magnitude 6.9 temblor with aftershocks of 5.2 and stronger.

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