At 7:58 on the 3rd, a magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurred in the waters of Hualien County, Taiwan, with a focal depth of 12 kilometers. At 8:11, another earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 occurred.

This earthquake shook violently across Taiwan. The Kaohsiung MRT has suspended trains on all lines in response to the earthquake, and the light rail has also suspended operations. An apartment building on Beibin Street tilted significantly. Police and firefighters are currently on scene to help evacuate the residents. No other major disasters have been reported yet.