TAIWAN in-depth articles overview

Earthquakes and volcanoes : World : Asia : Taiwan This is an overview page of the in-depth articles written by on Taiwan The most recent articles will be on top of the page Strong but deep earthquake close to Taipei, Taiwan (30/04/2011) A strong but luckily deep … [Read more...]

Strong earthquake near the Hualien / Yilan coast, Taiwan

FINAL UPDATE 14:24 UTC : More reports from other sources do confirm that NO damage has been reported in the greater epicenter area. Taiwan houses are very well build and can take a lot of shaking compared to other countries in the world. Taiwan has a history of very deadly earthquakes and people did … [Read more...]

Moderate earthquake under Fongbin township, Taiwan

The epicenter of this rather strong shallow earthquake was located at only 35 km from Hualien City, a city with 108,286 inhabitants). People living in the area reported a I FELT IT value of max. 4 on a scale of 7 (similar to the Japanese JMA scale) = moderate shaking CWB describes this kind of … [Read more...]