The 2010 Kaohsiung earthquakes measuring 6.4, and 6.7 ML occurred on Thursday, March 4 at 8:20 a.m. local time. The epicenter was located in the mountainous area of Kaohsiung County (now part of Kaohsiung City) of the southwestern Taiwan. It was the most powerful earthquake in Kaohsiung since 1900. The earthquake did not cause any deaths, but 96 people were injured.
A fire, which costs about 100 million TWD, occurred at a factory of the Everest Textile Co., Ltd (宏遠興業) in Tainan County (now part of Tainan City), The quake also caused around 1 billion NTD in losses to several manufacturers in a high-tech industrial park.