US News Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 in Taiwan, no major damage

11:15  24 october  2021
11:15  24 october  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Taiwan-Seisme /: magnitude earthquake 6.5 in Taiwan, no major damage

Taipei, October 24 (Reuters) - a magnitude 6.5 earthquake Switched Sunday northeastern Taiwan, shaking buildings in the capital Taipei but without causing major damage.

The shake, whose epicenter was located in Yilan County, was felt in the North, East and West on the island, said Taiwanese weather services.

Taipei Metro has been briefly stopped to perform railway audits and services have also carried out tracking.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world's leading grape subcontractor, said they captured the staff of some of its plants, but that all of its security systems worked.

More than 100 people were killed by an earthquake in southern Taiwan in 2016 while a magnitude 7.3 earthquake did more than 2,000 deaths on the island in 1999.

(Ben Blanchard and Yimou report Lee, with Bhargav Acharya in Bangalore, French version Bertrand Boucey)

The President of Taiwan says to "trust" in the United States to defend his island .
© Sam Yeh The President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-Wen in front of the presidential palace in Taipei, October 10, 2021 The President of Taiwan Said to have "trust" in the United States to defend his island against China, on the background of increasing tensions between Washington and Beijing around the role of Taipei on the international scene.

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