4. 50 DEAD IN CHINA EARTHQUAKES
A series of earthquakes in southeast China has killed at least 50 people, injured 150 and damaged 20,000 homes. The quakes, which hit Yunnan and Guizhou provinces ranged in magnitude from 4.8 to 5.6. 100,000 people were evacuated from their homes in Yunnan, where most of the deaths occurred.