Kaohsiung Earthquake(magnitude 6.6) Hit Chinese Taipei

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Chinese Taipei

On February 6, 2016 at 3:57 am local time, a magnitude‐6.6 in‐land and shallow earthquake hit southern part Chinese Taipei and caused casualties (117 died and 546 wounded) and losses (over 60 buildings totally or partially collapsed). The epicenter is located at Meinong,

Kaohsiung City and with a focal depth of 14.6 Kilometers. According to the shake records, the strongest intensity reached scale 7.

NCDR: http://www.apec-epwg.org/web_meeting/internationalDetail/22
Central Weather Bureau of Chinese Taipei: http://www.cwb.gov.tw/V7e/earthquake/seismic.htm