Want to know what that giant earthquake in China’s remote Sichuan looked like? Better yet, want to know what it’s like to experience a 7.8 magnitude quake? Someone claiming to be a Sichuan University student posted the following video to Tudou (SAI 25 #22), where it’s No. 2 on the homepage, and it was reposted on YouTube.
The video (58,713 YouTube views so far) shows interminable shaking, creaking and groaning of what appears to be a college dorm. After the tremors end, the cameraman runs to the window and shows students milling about in the courtyard. (For an interesting take on how to advertise on user-generated video, play the Tudou version.)
Also embedded below: a CCTV news report (in Chinese) and a report from a student in Shanghai, where the quake was strong enough to prompt evacuations.
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