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Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby cranky laowai » Fri Feb 15, 2019 22:11

That was the sharpest one I've felt in months. :eek: I'm glad that was over quickly.
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby cranky laowai » Fri Feb 15, 2019 22:41

Hmm. A 5.0 off Hualian. I'm surprised it seemed so sharp here in Banqiao.

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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby Icon » Sat Feb 16, 2019 15:25

Maybe it was too long? It felt weird indeed, not jerky, more like rolling. Disturbing.
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby cranky laowai » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:02

Eek.
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby cranky laowai » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:17

It wasn't even a 5. I'm surprised it felt so strong here in Nangang.

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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby Icon » Wed Mar 20, 2019 00:06

I noticed because the water in my bottle was making waves and the blinds shook. :sad:
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby Dragonbones » Thu Apr 18, 2019 13:02

Yikes, that was pretty big!
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby cranky laowai » Thu Apr 18, 2019 13:05

Damn, that was scary. Nothing yet on the Central Weather Bureau's site.
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby jimipresley » Thu Apr 18, 2019 13:07

Hardcore! I was on the toilet and couldn't move! :eek:
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby cranky laowai » Thu Apr 18, 2019 13:20

A 6.1 -- though for some reason the site is also giving it as a 7(!) for parts of Hualian.

Looks like it was near Taroko Gorge. I hope no one was injured by rockfall.

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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby Dragonbones » Thu Apr 18, 2019 13:27

Our toaster oven almost fell.
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby Big Vern » Thu Apr 18, 2019 14:20

Livened up the meeting I was in.
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby Dragonbones » Thu Apr 18, 2019 14:41

Reports say one building in Taipei is listing.
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby Icon » Thu Apr 18, 2019 22:05

Dragonbones wrote:Reports say one building in Taipei is listing.


Two actually. 17 wounded. One critical.
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Re: Taiwan earthquakes 2019

Postby Dragonbones » Fri Apr 19, 2019 08:16

Oh dear. Hope they turn out ok. Are there any photos of the two buildings?
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