1963 Su-ao earthquake

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1963 Su-ao earthquake
1963 Su-ao earthquake is located in Taiwan
1963 Su-ao earthquake
Date February 13, 1963 (1963-02-13)
Magnitude 7.3 Mw [1]
Depth 35 km (22 mi) [1]
Epicenter 24°21′N 122°04′E / 24.35°N 122.06°E / 24.35; 122.06 [1]
Areas affected Taiwan
Casualties 3

The 1963 Su-ao earthquake occurred on February 13 at 16:50 local time (08:50 UTC). The epicenter was located off the coast of Taiwan, near Su-ao, Yilan County. It had a magnitude of Mw 7.3.[1] Three people were reported dead. A landslide occurred in the Su-ao-Hualien highway.[2][3] The earthquake showed a weakly coupled interplate boundary in the nearby region.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c d Engdahl, E. R.; Vallaseñor, A. (2002). "Global seismicity: 1900–1999". International Handbook of Earthquake & Engineering Seismology (PDF). Part A, Volume 81A (First ed.). Academic Press. p. 681. ISBN 978-0124406520. 
  2. ^ "地震". Cwb.gov.tw. 2013-10-21. Retrieved 2013-11-11. 
  3. ^ http://ir.lib.ntnu.edu.tw/ir/retrieve/20542/ntnulib_ja_B0001_0009_063.pdf
  4. ^ p. 41.