One earthquake of magnitude 6.6 reached the City in Taitung, USsoutheastern from Taiwan, according to Department of meteorology from the island. There is no initial information about the impacts.
Due to the time difference, in Taiwan it is already Wednesday (23). O earthquake shook buildings in the capital, Taipei. The event had a depth of 30.6 kilometers.
the country is close the junction of two tectonic plates in the South China Sea and is prone to earthquakes.
Six days ago, a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.3 was recorded in Japan. According to the country’s Fire Management Agency, the quake caused two deaths and injured 94 people.
The earthquake was felt in Tokyo and on the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, a region that suffered from strong tremors and devastating tsunamis in March 2011, which also triggered a nuclear disaster.
Japan and Taiwan are Asian countries and are just over 2,220 kilometers apart.
Source: CNN Brasil