• Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

Earthquake of Magnitude 7.2 Hits Taiwan

Earthquake of Magnitude 7.2 Hits TaiwanEarthquake of Magnitude 7.2 Hits Taiwan

Taiwan/internet/Hyderabad, April 3 (Hydnow): Taiwan’s Meteorological agency reported that a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck at 7:58 a.m. Wednesday, with a depth of 15.5 km.

The epicenter was located 25 km south-southeast of the Hualien county government. The maximum intensity recorded was 6 magnitude in Hualien country, the media reported. A Tsunami alert was issued.

The quake was followed by aftershocks, with CENC reporting two quakes measuring 6.0 and 5.9 magnitudes respectively within around 40 minutes, with epicenters monitored in nearby areas. (Hydnow)

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