Earthquake near Taiwan Magnitude 7.5, Japan issued a tsunami alert

  • 7.5 magnitude earthquake occurred 13.05mi SSE of Hualien City, Taiwan.

This is a huge quake.

Evacuation advisory issued to Okinawa coastal areas (Japan). Okinawa encompasses the island chain south west of Japan’s main islands.

Tsunami alert issued, up to 3 metres high expected

Power outages reported in areas of Taipei

The country of Taiwan suffered immense damage on Tuesday following a 7.5 earthquake that caused multiple buildings to collapse.

“A powerful earthquake has hit off the coast of Taiwan, rocking the entire island and collapsing buildings in at least one town,”

“Japan issued a tsunami alert for the southern Japanese island group of Okinawa,” it added.

 Chi Hui Li, a correspondent in Miaoli, which is one hour’s drive from the capital of Taipei, said the country experienced its strongest earthquake since 1999, with aftershocks continuing throughout the day.

“Tiles peeled off the exteriors of old houses in Taipei City, water towers cracked, glass shattered and items fell,” said Li. “Teachers on campus took their students to an open area for shelter. “At 8 am the phone rang with a tsunami alert: the earthquake-induced tsunami was expected to affect the coastal areas at 9:59 am.”

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