An earthquake occurred in Taiwan

A earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the eastern part of Taiwan Island.

This was announced by the Chinese seismological center, which registered the underground impetus at 04:20 local time (00:20 in Baku).

According to him, the epicenter of underground shocks was 34.4 km northeast of the city of Hulyan, where about 350 thousand people live.

The hearth lay at a depth of 15.8 km.

Data on the victims and damage was not received.

Taiwan Island with a population of over 23 million people is located in one of the most seismically active zones of East Asia.