News Update!!: Hualian, Taiwan: Magnitude 6.6 earthquake has occurred near Hualian, Taiwan.

News Update!!: Hualian, Taiwan: Magnitude 6.6 earthquake has occurred near Hualian, Taiwan.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred near Hualian, Taiwan at around 12:02:09 UTC on Wednesday, October 31st, 2013.

The strong earthquake caused buildings to shake over a wide area of Taiwan including the capital of Taiwan.

At this moment, there is no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties, but because of the remoteness of the epicenter where this earthquake occurred, it could take some time for the full impact of the earthquake.

Taiwan’s Railway Administration has immediately suspended all train service while it checked for any possible damage to tracks.

According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, no tsunami warnings have been issued due to this earthquake.

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