The devastating earthquake originated close to the surface, thus producing intense shaking
By Gregory Mone
Posted 05.14.2008 at 11:19 am 1 Comment
The death tolls from the massive earthquake that shook China on Monday have reportedly climbed as high as 13,000 people. More than 18,000 people are still unaccounted for in Mianyang in Sichuan province. And soldiers and medics have just broken through to reach the city of Wenchuan - home to a population of 100,000 - which sits right at the epicenter of the quake.
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