TAIPEI, Taiwan (TheBlaze/AP) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Prelim M6.4 earthquake Taiwan Feb-5 19:57 UTC, updates https://t.co/0GDRXB7l3j— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) February 5, 2016
The quake struck about 4 a.m. local time, or 2000 Friday GMT, about six miles (10 kilometers) underground.
The temblor was located some 22 miles (36 kilometers) southeast of Yujing, according to the survey.
Social media posts showed some of the aftermath of the quake, which included a number of damaged high-rises in the capital city of Taipei, on the opposite side of the island from the quake's origin.
TV images show partially collapsed apartment buildings following early morning M6.4 quake in Taiwan pic.twitter.com/BVawpUBvhC— Martyn Williams (@martyn_williams) February 5, 2016
There were no immediate reports of casualties.