On Sunday evening, the peak of what is said to be the coldest weekend of the year, the island was struck by a series of earthquakes.
The strongest earthquakes felt throughout the night occurred at the following times, all originating in or near Hualien County: 9:12 PM with a magnitude of 5.1, 9:56 PM with a magnitude of 5.8, and 10:13 PM with a magnitude of 5.5.
There was an alert sent out by the government for the earthquake at 9:56 PM for what is by far the strongest earthquake of the night.
Map Images Courtesy of “KNY Taiwan Weather”
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