6.7 magnitude earthquake shakes Taiwan

6.7 magnitude earthquake shakes Taiwan

An earthquake of 6.6 on the Richter scale occurred at 1:41 a.m. today, 62.6 kilometers south of Hualien County, with a depth of 30.6 kilometers.

Taipei: The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued.

The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued.

The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. No information has been released on the damage caused by the quake.

Before the aftershocks were over, another magnitude 4.7 earthquake occurred at 1:46 . The epicenter was off the coast of Taitung County, with a depth of 31.5 kilometers and a maximum magnitude of 3 in Taitung. At 2:11, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake occurred.

The epicenter was in Changbin Township, Taitung. The depth of the earthquake was 23.7 kilometers. The largest earthquake in Taitung was magnitude 3. At 2:37, a magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred.

The epicenter was off the coast of Taitung County. The depth of the earthquake was 35.8 kilometers. The largest earthquake in Taitung was magnitude 4.

Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen says “The earthquake in the middle of the night, did the national alarm wake everyone up? The government team is on standby immediately to grasp the situation of each county and city. The national security team just reported to me that although there is no major situation reported, but the hard-working police and police colleagues are still in control. Hope everyone is safe too.”

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