Tag Archives: Earthquake

China says at least 75,000 dead or missing from quake

China raised the number of dead or missing from a devastating earthquake to be at least 75,000, as rescuers found another survivor eight days after the huge tremor hit. Vice governor Li Chengyu of the southwestern province of Sichuan said

Woman rescued after 196 hours

A 60-year-old woman has been rescued from rubble eight days after the earthquake hit Sichuan province in China. Wang Youqiong was inside a temple in her village near Pengzhou and was knocked unconscious by a girder. She survived drinking rainwater.

China quake toll tops 40,000

The death toll from last week’s earthquake in China has risen to over 40,000, officials have said. Report courtesy of www.bbc.co.uk

Jerusalem Due Major Earthquake Imminently

JERUSALEM – The Bible tells of earthquakes splitting open the hills of this holy city with apocalyptic fury, adding to the mayhem of battles and punctuating Jesus· crucifixion. Now, a geological survey says the heart of biblical narrative, Jerusalem·s walled

Israel Quake sets off predictions of a larger one

The Patzael region in the Jordan Valley, just 20 kilometers north of Jericho, was touched by a small earthquake on Saturday night, registering 3.0 on the Richter scale, the second in two months. On Sunday morning, researchers at Tel Aviv