This Week in History: Haicheng Earthquake Prediction

On February 4, 1975, Chinese authorities claim to be the first to successfully predict an earthquake.

by Ned Kelly, 08 February 2019

This Day in History: The Deadly 2008 Earthquake Strikes Sichuan

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the deadly Sichuan Earthquake, a catastrophic event that rocked China and claimed over 80,000 lives.

by Tabatha Baylis, 12 May 2018

This Day in History: Massive Haiyuan Earthquake Devastates Gansu

Statistics released in 2010 show at least 273,400 were killed by the earthquake in Gansu, with Haiyuan losing 73,604 people, nearly half of the county’s entire population.

by Jonathan Zhong, 16 December 2018

All Shook Up: When Will the 'Big One' Strike Beijing?

On February 12, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake shook the capital, causing many to wonder when or if the 'Big One' could strike major cities like Beijing and Tianjin.

by Justine Lopez, 24 February 2018

I Was a Post-Disaster Tourist in Sichuan's Earthquake Villages

That's Beijing's Editor-in-Chief Oscar Holland tours Sichuan's earthquake villages.

by Oscar Holland, 19 August 2016

Deadly Taiwan Earthquake Felt in South China

Residents of Guangdong and Fujian experienced tremors last night.

by Matthew Bossons, 07 February 2018

HK Architects Build Earthquake-Proof Home with Rubble in Yunnan

Mainly made up of clay, sand and straw, the house can reportedly withstand a 9.0 magnitude quake.

by Bailey Hu, 15 August 2017

Strong Earthquake in Taiwan Strait Felt in Shenzhen, Hong Kong

The quake, which occurred at a depth of around 20 kilometers, was measured at a magnitude of 6.2.

by Matthew Bossons, 26 November 2018

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