Home » Taiwan, the earth still shakes: strong earthquake felt in Taipei

Taiwan, the earth still shakes: strong earthquake felt in Taipei

by admin
Taiwan, the earth still shakes: strong earthquake felt in Taipei

Listen to the audio version of the article

A strong earthquake has just been felt in Taipei, Taiwan. The earthquake recorded a magnitude of 5.2: the US Geophysical Institute USGS reports this on its website. The earthquake was located off the central-eastern coast of the island, 30 km south of Hualien City and at a depth of 8.9 km. No tsunami warnings are reported.

The initial shock was followed by two other earthquakes, both on land, with magnitudes 5.2 and 5.1. The first (5.2) was located 33 km south-east of Puli, at a depth of 32 km. The second hit very close to the coast, 21 km south of Hualien City, at a depth of 10 km. Last April 3, the same area of ​​Taiwan was hit by a violent 7.4 magnitude earthquake in which at least 17 people lost their lives.

The previous one from April 3rd

Last April 3, a violent earthquake of magnitude 7.4 hit the same area of ​​Taiwan, causing the death of 17 people and over 700 injuries. The heaviest damage was recorded in Hualien county.

The earthquake at the beginning of April, which had registered the most violent shock in the last 25 years for the island, had also blocked the large chip factories, forced to stop production.

See also  Individual taxation - Federal Council wants to defuse marriage penalties with federal law - News

You may also like

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy