Page last updated at 01:55 GMT, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 02:55 UK

China quake: your pictures

Crowds in a Shanghai park. Photo: Mary Frances Cappiello

You have been sending us pictures after a powerful earthquake hit China. Mary Frances Cappiello: We felt the earthquake in Shanghai. People were evacuated from tall buildings in the east of the city.

Policeman looks at a damaged building. Photo: Chris Cherry

A policeman checks the damage to a building in Chendu after the earthquake. Photo: Chris Cherry

Nurses wait outside hospital. Photo: Chris Cherry

Chris Cherry: Hospitals were evacuated in Chengdu in Sichuan province. Nurses tried to call by mobile but networks were down.

Crowds form at a football pitch. Photo: Daniel Ebbutt

People queuing outside the Sichuan University sports field preparing to camp for the night. Photo: Daniel Ebbutt

Sleeping in a stadium. Photo: Daniel Ebbutt

Crowds gather to sleep on the Sichuan University sports field rather than risk aftershocks within buildings. Photo: Daniel Ebbutt

Chengdu residents in the street. Photo: Andrew Garde Joia

Chengdu residents hesitant to return indoors gather in the street. Photo: Andrew Garde Joia

People sleep on a football pitch. Photo: Chris Cherry

Chris Cherry: People fearing aftershocks sleep on a football pitch in Chengdu. To see your picture featured please send it to Terms & conditions at

How to send your pictures to BBC News Online Your news pictures
How to submit your photographs and videos to BBC News
How to submit your pictures to BBC News Online Your portfolio
How to send us your photographic features on a subject of your choice
How to send your pictures to BBC News Online Your world
Send us your pictures on a range of themes set by us





Terms and conditions for sending pictures
25 Jun 07 |  Have Your Say
Death toll rises in China quake
13 May 08 |  Asia-Pacific


Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific