[時事英文] 頭搖的好暈喔…希望大家都平安!

[時事英文] 頭搖的好暈喔…希望大家都平安!

04/18 13:01花蓮縣秀林鄉發生規模6.1有感地震。

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan at 01:01 p.m. on Thursday.

–Central Weather Bureau 中央氣象局

The earthquake’s highest intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Hualien County, where it measured 7 on Taiwan’s 7-tier intensity scale.

–Focus Taiwan

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關鍵詞彙
epicenter 震央
highest intensity 最高震度
seismic intensity 震度,中國大陸、香港、澳門稱為烈度,或稱地震震度
gauge (尤指用測量儀器)測量,計量
temblor 地震
gather momentum 積聚力量
earthquake zone 地震帶
aftershock 餘震
tremor 震動; 微動
magnitude (scale) 地震規模

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The scale used to measure an earthquake is called the Richter Scale.

芮氏地震規模(Richter magnitude scale),亦稱地震規模(local magnitude,ML)、又譯裡氏、黎克特製震級,是表示地震規模大小的標度。

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Sources:
https://www.cwb.gov.tw/V7/earthquake/quake_index.htm
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/asoc/201904180007.aspx
https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%9C%87%E5%BA%A6

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時事英文: https://bit.ly/2Gtsduy


You can say an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 6.1, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake, or a 6.1 magnitude earthquake. For 震度, intensity is the correct term and magnitude scale is typically used for 規模. Each of these usages is used depending on style and context. Refer to the sources below for examples:
 
 
 
 

 

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