EarthquakesTaiwanNatural Disaster

6.6 magnitude quake

20 Apr, 2015

An undersea earthquake hits off Taiwan’s coast, causing an electrical transformer to explode and starting a house fire in Taipei. One elderly man is killed due to the fire. No other deaths and no significant damage are reported. The U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center:

. . . [a] destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected.

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