- FannyLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
Earthquakes in Taiwan's history
2007-11-06 13:38:57 補充：
The huge 921 earthquake
It is not difficult to discern that, unlike typhoons, which until recently have often been given Western names, earthquakes are mostly named after the date of the
occurrence, or the town or county nearest the epicenter.
2007-11-06 13:39:41 補充：
The 921 earthquake occurred two years ago, and two years on, people are gradually walking up from this nightmare.
2007-11-06 13:41:16 補充：
In the immediate wake of the earthquake, people were newly made aware of this land that we live on, and examined the importance of past accumulated wisdom and tradition regarding earthquakes.
2007-11-06 13:41:46 補充：
The quake occurred at 1:47 a.m. on September 21, 1999, and measured 7.3 on the Richter scale. It created major losses such as had rarely been seen since the war. In terms of human loss, 2412 people lost their lives, 11,305 were injured.
2007-11-06 13:44:47 補充：
26,831 homes were completely destroyed, another 24,495 were partially destroyed. In addition to those who were immediately affected by the earthquake at the instant it occurred,
2007-11-06 13:49:32 補充：
many others were soon affected by the dangers and inconveniences that came when power and water supplies were cut off and roads were blocked or destroyed: these are all things that will surely stay in our collective memory.