Graphs from a seismic station 20 miles from the blast zone in Tianjin shows how the explosions registered 2.3 and 2.9 on the Richter scale
Two enormous blasts erupted in warehouse shipment of explosives at about 11.30pm local time, with blast felt miles away.
The blasts detonated with such force they registered on the Richter scale and were visible from space, sending terrified residents running from their homes fearing there had been earthquake, reports Mail Online.
Burnt out Volkswagen cars near the warehouse
Watch the horrific fire that followed the second blast: