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Taiwan lies near the junction of two tectonic plates and is prone to earthquakes.
According to the meteorological office, the quake's epicenter was located near Aurnaji, and hit the area at 11.55 am on Friday.
- The magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit 42 kilometers (26 miles) southeast of the city of Mostar at 11:07 p.m. local time, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center said. The quake was at a depth of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles), EMSC said.
- According to China's Xinhua news agency, the epicenter of the earthquake was monitored at 38.52 degrees north latitude and 97.33 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 km.
The US National Weather Service issued a warning that waves less than 0.3 metres over the tide level were expected along the coasts of Vanuatu, Fiji and New Caledonia.