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Photos: The aftermath of a 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook the city of Hualien, Taiwan at 11:50 PM local time, the BBC reports. Two were killed and more than 100 injured, Reuters reports. There are reports of a collapsed hotel, with many individuals still trapped. The earliest images seen through social media show damaged buildings and roads.

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

At leat two dead, nearly 200 injured after Magnitude 6 quake hit Hualien, eastern Taiwan
Rescue services search for people in a damaged building in Hualien on Feb. 7. (Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA)
At leat two dead, nearly 200 injured after Magnitude 6 quake hit Hualien, eastern Taiwan
Rescue services search for people in a damaged building in Hualien on Feb. 7. (Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA)

At leat two dead, some 100 injured after Magnitude 6 quake hit Hualien, eastern Taiiwan
A damaged building in Hualien. (EPA)
Taiwan Earthquake
A building that collapsed onto its side from an early morning earthquake in Hualien County, eastern Taiwan on Feb. 7. (Hualien County Fire Bureau via AP)
Taiwan Earthquake
A building that collapsed on its side from an early morning earthquake in Hualien County. (Hualien County Fire Bureau via AP)
Several buildings damaged after Magnitude 6.4 quake hit Hualien, eastern Taiiwan
The surface of a road in Hualien City popped up after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake. (EPA)
The aftermaths of earth quake are seen in Hualien
The aftermaths of earth quake in Hualien, Taiwan. (Yu Ting Lu via Reuters)

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