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Maior sismo em 25 anos abala Taiwan

By Phil Bainbridge

April 3, 2024 - Um sismo de magnitude 7,4 abalou a costa oriental de Taiwan, derrubando mais de duas dezenas de edifícios e suscitando avisos de tsunami no Japão e noas Filipinas.

Semiconductor giant TSMC and other local competitors evacuated fabrication plants amid fears that the quake could hit global supplies. The factories are extremely vulnerable to earthquakes; a single vibration can destroy entire batches of the precision-made chips.

Taiwan dominates the global production of advanced semiconductors and despite expansion projects in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, following Covid shutdowns that affected production of everything from cars to iPhones, fabrication remains centred on the island.

PUBLISHED: 03/04/2024; STORY: Graphic News