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Taiwan's deadliest typhoon caused a spike in earthquakes in the years following the storm, new study shows

2009 Typhoon Morakot caused a spike in earthquakes in Taiwan in the years following the storm, a new study reveals. The storm triggered extensive flooding, huge landslides, and left almost 700 fatalities, making it the deadliest typhoon to impact the country in...

September 05, 2020

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Hualien, Taiwan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Taiwan's CWB as M6.1 hit Hualian, Taiwan at 05:01 UTC (13:01 LT) on April 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.8 km (11.7 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles); EMSC M6.1 at a...

April 18, 2019

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Hualien, Taiwan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Taiwan Central Weather Bureau as M6.0 hit off the coast of Hualien, Taiwan at 04:34 UTC on October 23, 2018 (12:34 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 31.3 km (19.4 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.7 at a...

October 23, 2018

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Very strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Taiwan, major damage reported

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Hualien County of eastern Taiwan at 15:50 UTC (23:50 local time) on February 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.5 km (5.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles)....

February 06, 2018

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Very strong M6.1 earthquake hits Taiwan, numerous aftershocks

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Hualien County of eastern Taiwan at 13:56 UTC (21:56 local time) on February 4, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 7.8 km (4.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). ...

February 04, 2018

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Strong M6.2 earthquake at intermediate depth hits near the coast of Taiwan

A strong earthquake registered by the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) as M6.2 hit near the coast of northern Taiwan at 05:23 UTC on May 31, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 239 km (148.5 miles). Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau is reporting M7.2...

May 31, 2016

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Destructive M6.7 earthquake hit southern Taiwan

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the CENC as M6.7 hit southern Taiwan at 19:57 UTC on February 5, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 23 km (14.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth...

February 05, 2016

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Two new strong and shallow quakes registered off the coast of Taiwan

Two new strong and shallow earthquakes were registered off the coast of Taiwan at 11:45 (M6.2) and 12:00 UTC (M6.5) on April 20, 2015 following a deadly M6.4 quake that struck the same region earlier in a day.USGS reports them as M6.2 and M6.5 at depths of 35.6 km (22.1

April 20, 2015

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Taiwan

A strong and shallow M6.4 (USGS) earthquake hit off the coast of Taiwan at 01:42 UTC on April 20, 2015. USGS is reporting a shallow depth of 29 km (18 miles). Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau reports M6.3 at a depth of 17.5 km.Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.5 a

April 20, 2015

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake registered off the coast of Taiwan

A strong and shallow M6.2 (CENC) earthquake was registered off the southeastern coast of Taiwan on February 13, 2015 at 20:06 UTC. CENC (China) is reporting depth of 7 km (4.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). USGS registered this quake as

February 13, 2015