Taiwan reported a 5.9-magnitude earthquake Monday, September 6, off the east coast of Taiwan, the island’s seismological service reported.
The epicenter of the quake was located 49 km southeast of Hualien City, 41.7 km deep under the sea floor. No casualties, damage or tsunami risk has yet been announced.
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The eastern part of the island is considered one of the most seismically dangerous areas in Asia.