An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 rocked parts of Taiwan and was felt in the capital on Tuesday, according to Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau.

It was centered around 110km northeast of Taipei. There have been no reports of injuries or fatalities as of yet.

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Photo: GovUS.

The US Geological Survey measured the quake to be 6.4 in magnitude.

Tom is the editor-in-chief and founder of Hong Kong Free Press. He has a BA in Communications and New Media from Leeds University and an MA in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong. He has contributed to the BBC, Euronews, Al-Jazeera and others.