01/03/2022 - Earthquake offshore Hualien, Taiwan

Impact
Country Displaced Injured Dead Damaged Buildings Destroyed Buildings
Taiwan 15

Source: Earthquake Impact Database

Affected Population
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Event Characteristics
Latitude 23.98 °N
Longitude 122.23 °E
Date & Time Jan. 3, 2022, 9:46 a.m.
Magnitude Mw 6.1
Depth 20 km
Last Update 2022-01-03
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01/04/2022 7:46 a.m.

Minor damage, power outages

Areas in northern Taiwan were affected by strong shaking. Power outages occurred in some places, around 600 households were affected. Some buildings in Taipeh and other places suffered minor damage like cracked walls and tiles. A rockfall caused damage to a car. No people were injured.