|19th of May 2008 (Mon)||#1|
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National Flag Half-mast mourn Sichuan Earthquake Victims
HONG KONG: 19 May, 2008 - All Chinese National flag kept at half-mast to mourn for Sichuan earthquake victims.
The 2008 Sichuan earthquake at a magnitude 7.9 Mw, occurred at 14:28:01.42 CST (06:28:01.42 UTC) on 12 May 2008 in Sichuan province of China. In China, it was named the Wenchuan earthquake (汶川大地震), after the earthquake's epicenter in Wenchuan County in Sichuan province. The epicenter was 80 kilometres (50 mi) west-northwest of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan, with a depth of 19 kilometres (12 mi).The earthquake was felt as far away as Beijing (1,500 km away) and Shanghai (1,700 km away), where office buildings swayed with the tremor.
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