Taiwan's Strongest Earthquake in 25 Years

Taiwan's Strongest Earthquake in 25 Years

recently experienced its strongest in 25 years, resulting in casualties and significant damage across the island.

The , with magnitudes ranging from 7.2 to 7.4, struck near the tourist city of Hualien on 's eastern coast.
The quake caused building collapses, power outages, and landslides, leading to nine fatalities and at least 800 injuries.
Initial warnings were issued for southern and the Philippines, but these were later lifted.
Despite 's advanced alert system, no warnings were provided before the quake.
This event marks Taiwan's strongest earthquake since 1999, when a 7.6-magnitude quake struck south of Taipei.
The Japan Meteorological Agency lifted all advisories, with only minor waves detected on Yonaguni Island.
Despite the devastation, the Pacific Warning Center confirmed that the tsunami threat had passed.
Stay tuned for further updates and safety advisories.

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