The US Geological Survey (USGS) said a 5.7-magnitude quake was recorded near the coast of Taiwan.

An earthquake was recorded at 23:36 GMT on Thursday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) southeast of the city of Hengchun.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 10 km.

There are no reports about any victims or damages.

Taiwan is located in a seismically active region known as the Ring of Fire, which is regularly hit by powerful earthquakes. (ANI/Sputnik)

(with inputs from ANI)

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