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