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The number of victims of the earthquake in Taiwan has reached 11 people

According to specified data, victims of the earthquake in Taiwan, at least 11 people, and 475 were injured, but 368 of them are already discharged from the hospital.

According to local sources, nine people were killed in high-rise residential building, ruined underground shocks, and two others were killed in another district of the city of Tainan.

Rescue services continue to sort blockages. An earthquake of magnitude 6,4 has brought down several houses. In addition, 400 thousand people were left without water. 121 000 apartments and houses without electricity.

The epicenter of the earthquake recorded at 03:57 am local time, was located 48 km South-East from the major city of Tainan, in the southern part of the island, the center lies at a depth of 23 km.

Taiwan is in a seismically active zone of the Pacific ocean. Every year in this region occur on average three earthquakes with magnitude more than 6. In September 1999 an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 resulted in the deaths of 2.4 thousand people.




The number of victims of the earthquake in Taiwan has reached 11 people 06.02.2016

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