Daily Archives: May 13, 2008

Quake hits Asia with huge internet blackouts

If you’ve been wondering what’s up with your Asia-based guild members on WoW, here’s what: a nasty earthquake near Taiwan disrupted all six major undersea fiber optic cables on Wednesday, and knocked out internet for nearly all of Asia, with … Continue reading

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Earthquakes in Asia

shocks have hit this region in historical and ancient times. Deadliest Earthquakes in South Asia The M7.6 Kashmir-Kohistan earthquake in 2005 resulted in the greatest number of fatalities as a direct result of an earthquake in south Asia in recorded … Continue reading

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China quake death toll rises above 8,700

CHENGDU, China – A powerful earthquake toppled buildings, schools and chemical plants Monday in central China, killing more than 8,700 people and trapping untold numbers in mounds of concrete, steel and earth in the country’s worst quake in three decades. … Continue reading

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