Posts Tagged ‘Sichuan’

Tremors in the CBD

Monday, May 12th, 2008

CBD tremoursAt about 14:40, we felt a gentle swaying in our 21st floor office. Within minutes, we’d walked down the stairs and joined the thousands in the street below. The mobile networks were overloaded.

The epicentre of the 7.8 quake was in a mountainous region of Sichuan.  As I write, Rueters is reporting casualties in the southern region. The tremors in Beijing registered 3.9.