A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck the sparsely populated southern area of Taiwan on September 18, triggering a tsunami warning.
The earthquake had a magnitude of 7.2 and a depth of 10 kilometers, according to the US Geological Survey (6.21 miles).
According to Taiwan media, a low-rise building containing a convenience shop collapsed, and at least one train carriage derailed at an east coast station.
Following the tremor, the US Tsunami Warning Center issued a warning in Taiwan. It said that dangerous tsunami waves were possible within 300 km (190 miles) of the epicenter along Taiwan's beaches.
Following the earthquake, Japan's meteorological office issued a tsunami warning for 1-meter waves in parts of Okinawa prefecture.
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