STRONG TWO EARTHQUAKES RATTLE TAIWAN WITH A MAGNITUDE OF 5.8 AND 6.2





Taiwan struck by magnitude 6.2, 5.8 earthquakes 3 minutes apart
Shockwaves from temblors felt across Taiwan, no injuries reported so far.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — East Taiwan was struck by magnitude 6.2 and 5.8 earthquakes three minutes apart on Sunday evening (April 18), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

The first earthquake, a magnitude 5.8, struck at 10:11 p.m. and was 19.2 kilometers southwest of Hualien County Hall, at a shallow focal depth of 15 kilometers. Taiwan uses an intensity scale of one to seven that gauges the degree to which a quake is felt at a specific location.
The quake’s intensity registered as a five in Hualien County, a four in Nantou County, Yilan County, and Changhua County, and a three in Taichung County, Yunlin County, Chiayi County, Miaoli County, and New Taipei City, An intensity level of two was recorded in Taoyuan County, Hsinchu County, Kaohsiung City, Hsinchu City, Chiayi City, Taipei City, Tainan City, and Pingtung County, while a lesser intensity of one was felt in Keelung City and Penghu County.

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