Taiwan Hit by 7.7 Powerful Earthquake, Strongest Earthquake in 25 Years - Taiwan, Japan, Philippines and China Issues Tsunami Alert

Major temblor shakes buildings, triggers tsunami warnings

A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan today, the strongest to hit the island in a quarter-century. The 7.7 magnitude quake [according to Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)] shook buildings off their foundations and caused landslides in the eastern part of the island. Aftershocks were felt throughout Taiwan, including the capital Taipei.

**Tsunami warnings issued**

Taiwanese authorities issued tsunami warnings for coastal areas, urging residents to stay vigilant. The JMA warned of possible 3-meter waves along the coasts of Taiwan, Japan, and the Philippines.

**Most powerful earthquake since 1999**

The earthquake is the strongest to hit Taiwan since the devastating 1999 Jiji quake, which claimed over 2,400 lives. Officials are evaluating the damage and potential casualties from today's event.

**Stay informed**

For more information on the Taiwan earthquake, you can refer to news outlets or search for videos on YouTube: youtube.com. 


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