2016 southern Taiwan earthquake

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2016 Taiwan earthquake
2016 Kaohsiung earthquake shakemap.png
UTC time2016-02-05 19:57:27
ISC event608315432
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local date6 February 2016 (2016-02-06)
Local time
Magnitude6.4 Mw
Depth23.0 km (14.3 mi)
Epicenter22°56′N 120°35′E / 22.94°N 120.59°E / 22.94; 120.59Coordinates: 22°56′N 120°35′E / 22.94°N 120.59°E / 22.94; 120.59
Areas affectedRepublic of China (Taiwan)
Max. intensityVII (Very strong)
Peak acceleration0.22 g
Peak velocity38.99 cm/s
Casualties117 dead
550 injured
Citations[1][2][3]

The 2016 Taiwan earthquake happened in Taiwan on 6 February 2016. 106 people were killed. The source of the earthquake came from Kaohsiung.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Body of last victim of apartment collapse in Tainan found". Focus Taiwan. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  2. "Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes southern Taiwan; at least 2 buildings collapse". Los Angeles Times. 6 February 2016.
  3. "Dozens missing, 15 dead after quake rattles Taiwan". USA TODAY. 6 February 2016.