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Taiwan, Province Of China : Earthquake : 2002/03/31
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Duration 2002/03/31
Taiwan, Province Of China
Name Earthquake
Outline A powerful earthquake of Magnitude 7.1 hit Taiwan Sunday afternoon, causing massive damage to the capital city.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Reuters 2002/04/01
Dead:5 people
Injured:272 people

Over 350 aftershocks have been recorded since 31 April earthquake.

Related Links
  • USGS National Earthquake Information Center
    A major earthquake occurred NEAR THE NORTHEAST COAST OF TAIWAN, about 65 miles (100 km) southeast of Taipei at 11:52 PM MST yesterday, Mar 30, 2002 (Mar 31 at 2:52 PM local time in Taiwan).