Early Saturday a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck southwestern China. Asia Society takes a look at the coverage of the news.
A powerful earthquake hit China's southwest province of Sichuan Saturday morning, a region that was devastated by a massive tremblor in 2008. Chinese authorities said the quake, centered in Lushan County had a preliminary magnitude of 7. Early reports say more than 150 people have died and thousands are injured.
Below is a Storified account of news coverage of this evolving disaster.