An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred in Taiwan

June 2, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred on Sunday in Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred at 13:43 local time (09:43 MSK), located 25 kilometers south-east of the city Bouley (Buli), center lies at a depth of 14.4 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Taiwan is located at the junction of two tectonic plates and is considered one of the most seismically active zones of the planet. Every year seismological station of the island is fixed to 18 thousand aftershocks. The strongest earthquake in Taiwan, magnitude 7.6, occurred

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In southern Taiwan earthquake

In southern Taiwan Earthquake Natural Disasters

February 26, 2012 in Taiwan was average strength earthquake near the coastal city of Pingtung, located in a mountainous region in the south. According to the U.S. Geological Survey at a depth of the main shock is 4.7 kilometers were a force 5.9, although the local seismological center recorded a tremor force 6.1. These injuries were reported, but minor damage occurred.

The earthquake occurred at 57 km from the second largest city Gasyun, with a population of about 3 million people, forcing many residents in panic from their homes. On local television video images

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Taiwan and China are waiting for the arrival of a powerful typhoon Soulik

July 12, 2013. Taiwan prepares for strong typhoon Soulik. Wind speed in the central part sometimes exceeds 200 kilometers per hour. Friday morning, the epicenter of the typhoon was located approximately four hundred kilometers to the south-east of the island's capital of Taipei.

It is expected that the impact of disaster on the night of Saturday to be most likely to suffer the north of Taiwan.

On Friday here on the orders of the authorities have closed schools and administrative offices. Private large and small business itself, as it may, is preparing for the arrival of the typhoon.

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Dozens of people were affected by the typhoon, Solik on the island of Taiwan

July 13, 2013. At least one person was killed and 31 wounded in a typhoon that struck the island of Taiwan. Hundreds of thousands of homes were left without electricity, more than 8,000 people were evacuated. The hurricane also accompanied by heavy rain. After passing through Taiwan, "Solik" headed for the provinces of Zhejiang and Fujian provinces in eastern China.

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Red danger: China and Japan are waiting for the 9-meter tsunami

July 12, 2013. In China and Japan are waiting for typhoon "Soulik", which could trigger a tsunami height of nine meters. Due to the

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Japan — the next target of tropical storm Kong Rey

August 30, 2013. Tropical storm "Kong Rey" is removed from Taiwan and, to all appearances, is aimed at Japan. Rainfall brought by the storm, may cause flooding.

In the coastal cities of Taiwan Chiayi, Tainan and Kaohsiung flood waters rising to the second floor. In Tainan cancellation of several trains of nursing homes evacuated 29 people.

According to the forecasts of meteorologists on Saturday "Kong Rey" will come to the Japanese island of Kyushu, and then headed towards the island of Honshu. During the entire weekend there are expected rainfall, according to the portal

"Kong Rey" was

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In Taiwan, 5,000 people were evacuated due to an approaching typhoon

In Taiwan, 5,000 people were evacuated due to an approaching typhoon danger zone

August 23, 2012 in Taiwan evacuated 5,000 residents as a precaution before the impact of Typhoon "Tembin." According to military officials, this is necessary to avoid this fatal accident three years ago, when typhoon "Morakot" took the lives of over 600 people in August 2009.

"The evacuation of residents in low-lying regions of the place or the places most prone to landslides. It also means that people will not be caught off guard, "- said the representative of the Ministry of Defence, David Lo. When

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Typhoon "Tembin" returned to Taiwan

Typhoon "Tembin" returned to Taiwan Natural Disasters

August 26, 2012 typhoon "Tembin" returned to Taiwan after the people were able to restore order in the south. Rioting was caused by the strong over the last 100 years of torrential rains. Typhoon again headed toward the region Pintung after Friday's rain.

According to the Central Weather Bureau, "Tembin" weakened to a tropical storm, but by Sunday intensified to hurricane again and kept its direction to the south-east. Spite of the fact that the typhoon was located a few hundred kilometers from the island, people urged to take all precautions.

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Typhoon Saola not leave Taiwan and the Philippines

Typhoon Saola not leave the Philippines, Taiwan and Natural Disasters

According to official data, the number of victims of floods and rains that brought Saola tropical storm in the Philippines has risen to 37 people. 11 of them were children who drowned in the coastal zone of waves coming up. Four people at the moment are on the list of missing persons. Since many deaths could have been avoided, the government has again turned to the citizens to take precautions and rules of conduct during the storm.

The total number of people affected by the typhoon in the

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Taiwan typhoon threatens Philippines

Taiwan typhoon threatens Philippines Danger Zone

Ninth typhoon in the Pacific region is gaining momentum and is approaching the coast of south-eastern province of Fudzyan in China. Residents advised to prepare for a meeting with the elements, as the typhoon is very powerful and has already brought heavy rainfall and flooding in the Philippines, especially in the North Island. Luzon.

In the next three days Saola develop speed of 185 km / h, which will provide a typhoon hazard category 3. Downpours and flooding expected in the region between the cities of Fuzhou and Taizhou and on about.

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Flooding in Taiwan

Flooding in Taiwan Natural Disasters

After prolonged rains, the strongest in the last couple of years, in the heart of Taiwan have been many mudslides. Seven thousand people were evacuated and 11 are injured, including six people killed in the province of Nantes, two of them died in hospital. Two people reported missing. In large cities, schools are closed, dozens of roads no longer be operating, including 57 major roads in Taiwan, large areas are de-energized.

Taoyuan County poultry farms suffered damage after the flooding of their facilities. From the south, the second largest city in Taiwan, Kaohsiung

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