Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits southern Taiwan

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit southern Taiwan this morning (February 6) near the city of Tainan. Two deaths have been reported so far as well as extensive damage, including a 17-story building that collapsed.

Advice For Travellers

Authorities have asked people to avoid the area. Emergency crews are trying to get to the area. There are power outages.

Expect aftershocks, which could cause falling debris and other building damage.

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