6.9 magnitude earthquake shakes Taiwan – Indy News

An initial 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook the coast of Taiwan on Wednesday morning (local time).

There were no immediate reports of injuries or severe damage, Reuters reported.

# Breaking 6.9 magnitude earthquake shakes Taiwan: USGS pic.twitter.com/V7df6cwkBw

– AFP News Agency (AFP) March 22, 2022

According to KITV4, there is currently no tsunami threat in Hawaii:

No tsunami alert was issued in Hawaii after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook the west coast of Taiwan on Tuesday morning.

The quake was recorded at 7:41 a.m. HST at a depth of just over six miles, about 44 miles south of Hualien City, Taiwan.

At 8:52 a.m., the National Weather Service (NWS) Pacific Tsunami Warning Center cleared the area of ‚Äč‚Äčtsunami threats.

“Based on earthquake data and historical tsunami records, the quake is not expected to produce a tsunami,” NWS officials wrote.

Early M6.9 Earthquake in Taiwan poses no tsunami threat to the Hawaiian Islands, but always a good time # Know your danger And # Get ready

– Hawaii EMA (@Hawai_EMA) March 22, 2022

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