7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan's East of Yujing
New Delhi : A strong earthquake of 7.2 magnitude struck off 85 km East of Yujing of Taiwan on Sunday. In the initial reports, no casualties have been reported.
The earthquake struck a day after a 6.5-magnitude quake hit just after 9:30 pm (1330 GMT) about 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of the coastal city of Taitung at 10 kilometres deep, the USGS said.
Japan’s Meteorological Agency has issued a tsunami warning for Miyako island in the East China Sea following the quake, which hit the Yujing district in rural Taiwan and had a depth of 10 kilometers.
Meanwhile, a train derailment has been reported, but no casualties have been known in the incident so far.