M 7.7 Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake
September 21, 1999

Additional images for this earthquake available on CD-ROM


Localized compression failure in asphalt, indicating lateral ground deformations

Collapse of bottom four stories and landscaped plaza in an apartment complex

Unseating and shear key damage to east bridge portion of Wu-Shi Bridge

Leaning transmission tower near the town of Ming-Chien, about 10 km from the epicenter