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Tel interview on quake: 90% of houses destroyed

2010-04-14 14:01 BJT

Special Report: 7.1-magnitude Quake In China’s Qinghai |

For more analysis about the earthquake in Qinghai, we're joined now on the phone by Mr. Gu Guohua, a Chinese seismologist.

Hello, Mr. Gu, from your expert point of view, what does a magnitude-7 earthquake mean in terms of severity? Given Yushu's specific geographic location, what do you think the extent of the damage is likely to be? And what are the main difficulties likely to be for rescuers?

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