Magnitude 7.5, depth 80km. UPDATE - Japan Meteorological Agency says the depth is very shallow. This makes the impact worse.

  • 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

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Okinawa, Japan, island chain is to the north east of this pic. Mainland China is to the west of this pic.



Tsunami warnings for Taiwan and Okinawa coastal areas

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