Strong M5.5 earthquake shakes Taiwan on January 19 2016


A strong M5.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Taiwan on January 19, 2016.

The epicenter of the quake was located 21 kilometers north-east of the city of Taitung at a depth of 25 kilometers.

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Sometimes during such powerfull earthquakes, buildings are shaking. Here an example from Japan in 2013:


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