Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Struck Southern Taiwan


Time: 10:09 p.m. CEST

Reuters reports that, “A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan early on Saturday near the city of Tainan, the U.S. Geological Survey said.” The earthquake was reported as a magnitude 6.7 and it was centered 27 miles (43 kilometers) southeast of Tainan, which is a city of nearly two million people. “The USGS said the quake was very shallow, at depth of 6.2 miles (10 km), which would have amplified its effects,” Reuters published.

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