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Taiwan: Earthquake: 2018/02/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2018/02/06
Country or District Taiwan
Event Type Earthquake
Outline The powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck at 23:50 (15:50 GMT) on 6 February 2018 about 20km (12 miles) off the east coast of Taiwan.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2018/02/11
Earthquake in Taiwan\'s Hualien County, bringing the death toll to 17.

Reuters 2018/02/08
A powerful earthquake killed at least 10 people and injured 270 people near Taiwan’s tourist city of Hualien. Four buildings collapsed, officials said, and seven people were still missing.

BBC 2018/02/07
A strong earthquake in Taiwan has killed at least two people and injured more than 200 others, officials say.About 40,000 homes are without water, and highways and bridges have been are closed.

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ECHO 2018/02/07
Taiwan | 6.4 M Earthquake on 6 February 2018: Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC)‐DG ECHO Daily Map | 07/02/2018