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Taiwan, Province Of China : Earthquake : 2002/03/31

Duration 2002/03/31
Country or District 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.
Summary
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.

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Reuters 2002/04/01
killed five people and injured 272 others

CNN news 2002/03/31
Five people are confirmed dead

BBC news 2002/03/31
A powerful earthquake has shaken Taiwan, killing at least four people and injuring more than 200.

OCHA ReliefWeb
Situation Report No. 1 2002/03/31

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Information Bulletin 2002/03/31

Reuters AlertNet
Strong quake kills four in Taiwan, 222 injured

yahoo!news 2002/03/31
Four Die in Taiwan Earthquake and more than 200 others injured, most lightly.

msn news 2002/03/31
Earthquake hits Taiwan.

BBC News 2002/03/31
A powerful earthquake has shaken Taiwan, killing at least four people and injuring more than 200 on March 31, 2002.

CNN news 2002/03/31
Powerful quake hits Taiwan

asahi.com 2002/03/31
Taiwan's central weather bureau measured the quake at 6 in magnitude

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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).