Seismic activity continues to the south-west China


In Yunnan province, continuing aftershocks. Photo:

24.02.11.Po local seismological data management, in the period from 1 January to 19 February in the county Intszyan Yunnan earthquake occurred in 1146. Many residents of the county for more than a month of living in tents and makeshift shelters, afraid to return home.

In the central park Yinghua still can see a lot of tents, at which time local residents have moved to live with their families. Some got himself aquarium goldfish. They say they watched film "Great Tangshan Earthquake", which showed that goldfish can anticipate a major earthquake, and jump out of the aquarium.

But there are those who are braver and decided to return to his home.

Ian lives on the fifth floor. She said: "Every evening I go to the Internet, and as soon as we are thrust me through MSN program immediately inform about it to their friends abroad. On the second day, they ask me, I still alive. I've already become the information seismological center. "

She says with a smile that had grown accustomed to, and stop being afraid, so returned home from the tent. "All the same house on the bed to sleep better."

Because of the earthquakes in the region significantly reduced the number of tourists, the influx of which usually increases during the Chinese New Year. There were several occasions when the tourists lodged in a hotel, and at night, after a small tremor, fast going and going and write Chinese media.

Last and most destructive impulse in this district took place on 1 February, on the eve of the New Year according to the lunar calendar. More than 80,000 people were left homeless, to varying degrees, affected more than 30 thousand homes.


The Epoch Times

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