Earthquake hits Taiwan

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has struck Taiwan.

The powerful earthquake struck about 20km off the island’s east coast and was felt more than 160km away.

Authorities said they could not verify how many residents were still missing after the quake.

Children are being kept away from school and offices are closed in the city of Hualien.

About 40,000 homes there don’t have any water, and roads and bridges have been closed.

800 people have taken shelter in community buildings and people who live there have been told to stay away from their damaged homes.

The army has been called in to help firefighters and ambulance crews with emergency rescues.

Taiwan is regularly hit by earthquakes as it sits near where two tectonic plates meet.

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Jason
Jason
2 years ago

I heard about a hotel was struck during the earthquake.

flutter
flutter
2 years ago

how sad 🙁 i hope everyone is safe

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

😥

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

How sad.

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

thats sad

Noah
Noah
2 years ago

Yea pretty crazy

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

that’s so sad 🙁

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

not suprising, it happens all the time

Eric
Eric
2 years ago

Taiwan is getting pretty unlucky lately and yeah a hotel got struck. Very shocking

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

aww i hope everyone is ok :c be safe!

person
person
2 years ago

so sad

ellie
ellie
2 years ago

i feel sorry for taiwan

sacha
sacha
2 years ago

it must have been super scary and very sad

Annie
Annie
2 years ago

My friend was near tiwan when it happened. So sad!😢

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

i hope everyone is okay 😥

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

so sad

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

I hope every one is ok so sad cry cry cry

Joshua
Joshua
2 years ago

Incredible!!

some one that does not want to say there name
some one that does not want to say there name
2 years ago

that is horrble

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

my sister is in taiwan when it happened

Jane
Jane
2 years ago

I used to live in Taiwan. Is was in a particular city my house wasn’t in, so I still have a place to live..

Israel
Israel
2 years ago

I hope taiwan is ok.

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