Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits near Hualien City, Taiwan

Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits near Hualien City, Taiwan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit near Hualien City, Taiwan at 01:05 UTC on June 20, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 8 km (5 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.8 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Taiwan

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Taiwan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the northeastern coast of Taiwan at 06:23 UTC on May 9, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles).

Mud volcano erupts near a temple in Wandan, Taiwan

Mud volcano erupts near a temple in Wandan, Taiwan

A mud volcano erupted near Huang Yuan Sheng Tien temple in Wandan Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan around 06:00 local time on Friday, April 8, 2022. The eruption left large amounts of mud above ground that flowed into surrounding roads and fields. This is the second eruption of this mud volcano since October 2021.

Very strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Taiwan

Very strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Taiwan

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit near the eastern coast of Taiwan at 17:41 UTC on March 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.7 at a depth of 30 km (18 miles). The epicenter was located…

Unexplained power outages across Taiwan

Unexplained power outages across Taiwan

Multiple counties and cities across Taiwan are experiencing unexplained power outages on March 3, 2022. At 09:00 LT (01:00 UTC) on Thursday, March 3, widespread power outages were affecting Taipei City, Kaohsiung City, Keelung City, New Taipei City, Hualien City,…

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Taiwan

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Taiwan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the coast of Taiwan at 09:46 UTC on January 3, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 28.7 km (17.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 30 km (18 miles). The epicenter was located…

M6.5 earthquake hits Yilan County, Taiwan

M6.5 earthquake hits Yilan County, Taiwan

A powerful earthquake registered by the CWB (Taiwan) as M6.5 hit Yilan County, Taiwan at 05:11 UTC (13:11 LT) on October 24, 2021, at a depth of 66.8 km (41 miles). USGS is reporting it as M6.2 at a depth of 64.5 km (40 miles); EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 60 km (37…