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What is an Earthquake?

An earthquake is when the ground shakes violently. Large earthquakes are very dangerous because they may destroy buildings.

In recent weeks, Taiwan’s eastern region has experienced multiple earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 5 to 6. Please carefully review the following guidelines to minimize potential damage.

What to do when an earthquake strikes
What to do after the earthquake stops
If trapped in a collapsed building

Light earthquakes are quite frequent in Taiwan - almost every day.

Be Prepared

Central Weather Administration sends out emergency alerts via cellular network seconds before major earthquake strikes. You may additionally subscribe to mobile app push notifications for better preparedness.