Taiwan “ M 5.0 “ Moderate earthquake in the coastal waters at approx. 15 km from Fongbin

Earthquake Report comment :
A moderate earthquake inly 15 km out of the coast.
As Taiwan had a very good established earthquake prevention and strict earthquake-proof building rules, ER do not expect any damage or injuries from this quake.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 12:37:59 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 35 km
Geo-location(s) :
50 km (31 miles) S (172°) from Hua-lien, Taiwan
103 km (64 miles) NNE (29°) from T'ai-tung, Taiwan

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
USGS historic earthquakes map

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