Intense tremors felt in Hangzhou as 7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Taiwan
en.hangzhou.com.cn   2024-04-03 16:45   Source: hangzhou.com.cn

At 07:58 on April 3, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea area of Hualien County in China’s Taiwan, the epicenter was monitored at 23.81 degrees north latitude and 121.74 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 12 km, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. Strong tremors were felt across Taiwan. 

Red mark in the middle is the location of the earthquake.

The intense tremor in Hangzhou aroused heated discussions. Netizens said that, the lamps in the room kept shaking, the tremor was obviously felt in the high-rise building, and some residents ran out of the house. The teachers at the primary and middle schools of Hangzhou organized students to run from the classroom to the playground for avoiding any injury.

Netizens discussed the tremor online.

Affected by the earthquake, many trains at Hangzhoudong Railway Station were delayed, and some trains were suspended.

Besides Hangzhou, the tremor was intense in Fujian and Guangdong. The earthquake was also felt in Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shanghai, and Jiangxi.

Author: Text by Ye Lijiao  Editor: Ye Lijiao