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2008 Sichuan earthquake

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  1. In 2002, Chinese geologist CHEN Xuezhong published a forecast about a high probability of a large earthquake in the Sichuan-Yunnan region in the next two years

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  2. which measured at 8.0 Ms and 7.9 Mw and 7.9 Mw occurred at 14:28:01.42 CST (06:28:01.42 UTC) on May 12, 2008 in Sichuan province of China

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  3. after the earthquake's epicenter in Wenchuan County, Sichuan province

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  4. The epicenter was 80 kilometers (50 mi) west-northwest of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan, with a depth of 19 kilometers (12 mi)

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  5. The earthquake was felt as far away as Beijing (1500 kilometers (932 mi) away) and Shanghai (1700 kilometers (1,056 mi) away), where office buildings swayed with the tremor

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