Taiwan “ M 4.9 “ Moderate earthquake on the shore of Yilan County and 50 km from Taipei

Earthquake Report comment :
The moderate earthquake struck only 2 hours 10 minutes after another quake occurred only 100 km to the south.
For Taiwanese standards, this is an acceptable shock, although 2 shocks are never the same and can be felt totally different. Same depth as the former quake.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 02:48:04 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 35 km
Geo-location(s) :
15 km (10 miles) N of Su-ao, Taiwan
50 km (30 miles) SE of T'AI-PEI, Taiwan
85 km (55 miles) NNE of Hua-lien, 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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