> strong and shallow Mw 6.9 Earthquake in Taitung, Taiwan

09/18/2022 - Earthquake in Taitung, Taiwan

Event Characteristics
CEDIM Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Date & Time Sept. 18, 2022, 8:44 a.m.
Magnitude Mw 6.9
Latitude 23.21 °N
Longitude 121.29 °E
Depth 10 km
Aftershocks 1
Last Update 2022-09-18
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Impact
Country Displaced Injured Dead Damaged Buildings Destroyed Buildings
Total 171 1 213
Taiwan 171 1 213

Source: Earthquake Impact Database

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A total 23.42 GW of power generation capacity has been affected by this event.
Power plants with a total capacity of 0.03 GW (0 % of the affected capacity) may experience damage and/or interuptions due to strong event impact.

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