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China quakes

WHEN: July 22, 2013

WHAT: Twin earthquakes (magnitudes 5.9 and 5.6)

WHERE: Gansu

DEAD: 95

WHEN: April 20, 2013

WHAT: 6.6-magnitude earthquake

WHERE: Sichuan

DEAD: 196 dead

WHEN: Sept 7, 2012

WHAT: Twin earthquakes (both of magnitude 5.6)

WHERE: Yunnan

DEAD: 89

WHEN: March 10, 2011

WHAT: 5.4-magnitude earthquake

WHERE: Yunnan, near border with Myanmar

DEAD: 25

WHEN: April 14, 2010

WHAT: 6.9-magnitude earthquake

WHERE: Qinghai

DEAD: 2,700

WHEN: May 12, 2008

WHAT: 7.9-magnitude earthquake

WHERE: Sichuan

DEAD: 87,000

WHEN: July 28, 1976

WHAT: 7.5-magnitude earthquake.

WHERE: Tangshan

DEAD: 242,000

WHEN: Jan 5, 1970

WHAT: 7.8-magnitude earthquake

WHERE: Yunnan

DEAD: 15,621