The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported that a 6.9-magnitude earthquake occurred on Sunday off the southeast coast of Taiwan. A tsunami warning has been issued by Japan as a result of the strong earthquake. The USGS lowered the earthquake from its initial strength of 7.2 to 6.9 magnitude.
In a video shared by NDTV journalist Umashankar Singh on Twitter, the impact of the earthquake can be seen as the jolts shake the train standing at a station.
ताज़ा रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक़ ताइवान में आए भूकंप की तीव्रता 7.2 है। देखिए स्टेशन पर खड़ी ट्रेन भूकंप के दौरान कैसे हिचकोले लेने लगी— Umashankar Singh उमाशंकर सिंह (@umashankarsingh) September 18, 2022
According to a Reuters report, the earthquake struck at 2:44 pm at a depth of 10 kilometres, around 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of Taitung.
The village of Yuli experienced at least one building collapse, according to the Central News Agency (CNA).
There have been numerous tremors since the same area was struck by an earthquake on Saturday with a magnitude of 6.6.