Massive Earthquake in Taiwan

Posted by plusthings Categories: Catastrophe, News Mar - 7 - 2013 2 Comments 355 views

  

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 degrees occurred Thursday morning in Taiwan, Central Meteorological Bureau announced in Japan, while the U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude of 6 degrees, inform and Kyodo said.

There were no reported casualties or damage from the earthquake occurred at 11:36 local time. The epicenter was located approximately 36 km north-northwest of Hualian, a city on the northeast coast of Taiwan, at a depth of 15.2 km. According to the Meteorological Office, a magnitude 5 quake was registered in Yilan County and Taichung in central Taiwan, while the earthquake had an intensity of 3 degrees in Taipei.

Seismic intensity measures the destructive effects of the earthquake, as measured magnitude earthquake energy released at the onset.

Earthquakes occur frequently in Taiwan, registering over 200 per year. An earthquake of 7.3 degrees produced in 1999 killed 2,415 people.

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