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Taiwan, Province Of China : Earthquake : 2006/12/27

GLIDE:  EQ-2006-000194-TWN

Duration 2006/12/27
Country or District Taiwan, Province Of China
Name Earthquake
Outline Maintenance crews began clearing the rubble from a southern Taiwanese town Wednesday, hours after a powerful earthquake struck the area, killing two and triggering a regional tsunami alert.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN.com 2006/12/27
Powerful quake measured at magnitude 7.1 hits off Taiwan. Tremors cut phone lines in Taiwan and were felt in Hong Kong

Geographycal Data Information

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System 2006/12/27
On 12/26/2006 12:34:14 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7 has struck the highly populated region of China in China.

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
2006/12/27 Depth: 26.3 km Magnitude 5.6 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Kao-hsiung, Taiwan