The US Seismological Bureau also detected the earthquake, with a slightly lower magnitude of 5.9.
The epicenter was 9 kilometers away from Taiwan Island of China, 34 kilometers away from Yilan County and 72 kilometers away from Taipei City. The earthquake caused a strong earthquake in Taiwan, and Fujian also had a distinct earthquake.
Some professional netizens pointed out: "The epicenter was in the anterior segment of the Philippine Sea plate subduction to the Asia-Europe plate. The earthquake caused a sensation to the northern part of Yilan and Hualien County near the epicenter, and the local area may have a slight destructive effect; in addition, the central and northern parts of Taiwan Island, China Other regions also generally have a strong sense of earthquake, and the scope of influence has even spread to places such as Fujian and the southern coast of Zhejiang. Of course, these areas have no destructive influence.The National Tsunami Warning Center believes that the earthquake will not trigger a tsunami. I wish peace. ”
According to reports, some trains on Taiwan's railways have been affected, and some areas have been cut off. In addition, as the typhoon Liqima is about to land in Taiwan, it is expected that the earthquake zone will face threats of rainfall. There have been no reports of casualties.