“The building went”: a strong earthquake occurred in Taiwan

"Здание поехало": сильное землетрясение произошло на Тайване

A strong earthquake of magnitude 5,4 recorded on the East coast of Taiwan. It is reported misleading US Geological survey (USGS) and the European Mediterranean seismological centre (EMSC).

So, the earthquake occurred in Taiwan on 3 April at 01:52 universal time (4.52 Kyiv).

According to EMSC, the epicenter was located 28 km North-West of the city of Taitung City (China) with a population of over 110 thousand people. 74 kilometers from the epicenter is the city of Kaohsiung with a population of 1.5 million people.

Hearth element lies at a depth of 10 km the Quake was felt by people living in more than 240 kilometers from the epicenter.

“The building in Taibai where I am on the 9th floor, “let’s go” and moving more than a minute. I had a bad heart,” said one of the witnesses.

Information about victims or destructions, the tsunami threat is also missing.

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