The Chi-Chi Earthquake in Taiwan

The MW 7.6 Taiwan Earthquake of September 21, 1999

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  • The Largest Earthquake during 20th Century in Taiwan!!

    The Chichi Earthquake, magnitude (ML) 7.3, occurred at 1:47 (local time) in Central Taiwan on 21 September 1999. The epicenter is located at 23.85°N, 120.81°E.

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