Posted by Jeremy Goldkorn on Monday, May 12, 2008 at 2:47 PM
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in eastern Sichuan Province at 2:28pm earlier today, according to this report on the U.S. government's earthquake site.
According to information from Twitter.com users in China, the quake has been felt in many places across the country (see screenshot), including Beijing.
Many office buildings in Beijing's central business district have just been evacuated.
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Comments with further information are welcome.
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