Monday, May 12, 2008

China: Population

Population Density - China

As can be seen from this population map, the 7.8 earthquake that hit China today 12 May 2008 close to Chengdu in Sichuan Province is situated in the middle of a highly populated area. In addition to the major earthquake measuring 7,8 on Richter's scale, several afterquakes are registered as well. Beijing also experienced an earthquake.

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