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    Posted April 20, 2013 by
    HanksDong
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    The First Night After the Ya'an 7 Magnitude Earthquake in Cengdu

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     HanksDong is a student at Chengdu University of Technology, located in the southwest region of China's Sichuan province, which felt the tremor of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that the area on April 20. The earthquake killed more than 100 people and injured thousands. HanksDong says his university is a good distance away from the epicenter of Ya'an, therefore, most of the students and the buildings at the school were unscathed, and only a few cracks were present in the some of the edifices' structure. He says when the quake was first felt, students rushed out of the buildings and quickly started buying out food and water from campus vendors. 'Phone calls can't be made successfully, since so many people are calling at the same time,' he said. 'As night came around, more and more students came to the playground to avoid possible aftershocks from the quake.'
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    Utill 10:00 pm,20th,April,  156 people have died after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Ya'an,a city in southwest China's Sichuan province.

     

    Chengdu,the capital city of Sichuan province,about 115 kilometers (70 miles) away from the epicenter area,experienced strong tremors and scared people rushed out of their rooms in the morning.

     

    News has spread that maybe there will be more aftershocks.In order to keep safe,many students in Chengdu University of Technology were staying at the playground till 22:00 pm. Most of them are calm and going back to the dorms to sleep in 23:00 pm.



     

    MY iReport in the morning:
    http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-960966

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