A powerful, day-long earthquake on the island of Taiwan on March 17, 1906 killed up to 1,200 people. The dreadful earthquake day has devastated many parts of the city and caused millions of dollars in losses.



The devastating natural disaster occurred on Saturday morning when the first quake was below the island of Formosa, while Taiwan was only felt aftershocks and then moved to the center of the city. Kagi A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck, and even Japan, hundreds of miles north, could receive seismic signals. That too.

Only a month and a day later, the magnitude 8.3 earthquake in San Francisco, USA, from the North American coast to the Pacific.
In 1927, about 20,000 people were killed in China by the earthquake, believed to be the worst natural disaster in human history.
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Translated: Sun Lee