Teachers who are on vacation have been asked to return to help with the rescue work.
At least 75 people were killed and 412 others injured when two powerful shallow earthquakes on Monday jolted a remote mountainous province in northwestern China.
Public mourning was held today for nearly 200 people who were killed in a 7.0-magnitude quake in China last week, even as authorities declared a high alert for secondary disasters like landslides in the quake-hit region.
More than 4,000 aftershocks had been recorded since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake shook China`s Sichuan province Saturday, authorities said Wednesday.
The toll in the massive quake that shook China has now risen to 193, said authorities.
A total of 2,044 aftershocks have been monitored in China`s quake-hit Lushan county till Monday, authorities said.
Sichuan-based nuclear power facilities are safe and no abnormalities have been detected in environmental radiation monitoring following the 7.0-magnitude quake, Chinese authorities said Saturday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered China help after a strong earthquake hit the southwest Sichuan province, killing at least 160 people and injuring thousands, officials said.
A military vehicle carrying 17 soldiers to China`s quake-hit Sichuan province plummeted off a cliff Saturday, killing one soldier, military officials said.
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck China`s southwestern Sichuan province Saturday. Here is a list of other deadly quakes in the country:
At least 30 people were injured when a 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China`s Yunnan province Sunday, officials said.
A moderate 5.1-magnitude quake on Tuesday jolted parts of northwest China`s Qinghai Province close to Tibet but no casualities were reported.
The 5.7-magnitude quake struck the border of Yunnan and Sichuan provinces on Sunday, followed by a 3.3-magnitude aftershock two minutes later.
Heavy snow and a sandstorm delayed flights carrying relief supplies and workers to a remote Tibetan region trying to recover from a devastating earthquake, state media said on Sunday.
A total of 207 schoolchildren have been killed in the April 14 earthquake in northwest China, Xinhua reported.
A total of 1,350 aftershocks have been recorded after the April 14 earthquake that left more than 2,000 people dead in northwest China, Xinhua reported.
China has evaded a direct response to the Dalai Lama`s request to visit the quake-hit Qinghai province in Tibetan plateau.
China declared a national day of mourning for victims of last week`s earthquake as rescuers worked around the clock Tuesday under fickle, icy weather conditions.
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