Historic Earthquakes

Magnitude 7.5 Southeast of Taiwan
1998 May 03 23:30:21 UTC

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Minor local tsunami generated with recorded wave heights of 4 cm on Miyako-shima and 3 cm on Ishigaki-shima and at Naha, Okinawa. Felt (III JMA) on Iriomote-shima, Ishigaki-shima, Miyako-shima and Yonaguni; (I JMA) on Amami O-shima, Kikai-shima, Okinawa and in the southern part of Kyushu. Also felt in parts of eastern Taiwan. Complex earthquake with at least one larger event about 1 second after onset.