Because of persistent collisions between the Philippine Sea plate and the Eurasian plate, Taiwan has been constantly threatened by large and devastating earthquakes that often cause large losses of life and property. To reduce losses caused by future damaging earthquakes, it is crucial for Taiwan to seek solutions through scientific research. The Earthquake Early Warning System (EEWS) is one of the most promising tools for alleviating threats caused by large earthquakes, and has been tested and operated in many countries (Allen et al., 2009; Lee and Wu, 2009; Satriano et al., 2011). Taiwan has...

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