Taiwan, the earth nonetheless shakes: robust earthquake felt in Taipei | EUROtoday

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A robust earthquake has simply been felt in Taipei, Taiwan. The earthquake recorded a magnitude of 5.3: the US Geophysical Institute USGS studies this on its web site. The earthquake was situated 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 earlier one from April third

Last April 3, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake had already brought about severe harm on the island. According to the most recent replace launched by the Central Disaster Response Center, there have been 9 victims, whereas over 700 have been injured. The heaviest harm was in Hualien county.

The earthquake originally of April, which had registered essentially the most violent shock within the final 25 years for the island, had additionally blocked the big chip factories, compelled to cease manufacturing.