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6.4 magnitude earthquake jolts southern Taiwan


6.4 magnitude earthquake jolts southern Taiwan

Taiwan, Feb 06 (ANI): A massive earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit southern Taiwan. According to reports, Tainan in southern Taiwan was worst hit by the quake, where a 17-story residential building collapsed, leaving scores of people injured.

The epicentre of the quake was located around 48 kilometers southeast of Tainan, at a depth of around 10 kilometers, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

President Ma Ying-jeou is on his way to Tainan, which is Taiwan's oldest city and home to more than 2 million people.

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