- The earthquake was the cause of the building 's collapse .
- Such minor damage as was suffered by the machine was probably due to falling debris from the house .
- The earthquake was the occasion of these buildings ' collapse
- The crowd drew back in terror as the building crashed to the ground
- The government has already reported 32 . 7 billion yuan ( $ 4 . 5 billion ) in losses from damage to crops and homes
- The united nations reports many homes are totally destroyed , and there are fears aftershocks could bring more structures down
- Mountainous guizhou province in the southwest china has seen five deaths , 1 , 631 collapsed homes and widespread blackouts
- Tornadoes ripped through villages in southeastern guangdong , killing 13 people , injuring 51 and destroying or damaging hundreds of houses
- The students talk in groups and explain the cause of the earthquake . and ask 2 or 3 students to stand up and retell
- About 180 , 000 people have been displaced and 90 , 000 houses have collapsed following the earthquake in yunnan province , according to the ministry of civil affairs