On Sunday a 6.8 magnitude earthquake had hit Taiwan . It was in thinly populated Southeastern part of Taiwan , bureau said. Many train carriages derailed , stores collapsed and hundreds were trapped on mountain roads. In Taitung county was the epicentre and followed a 6.4 magnitude temblor. There were no casualities and it was on Saturday evening in the same area. The quake had a magnitude of 7.2 and a depth of 10 km as measured by the US Geological survey . One person had died and 146 were injured as reported by Taiwan’s fire department . Four people were rescued from a building while three people whose vehicles fell off a damaged bridge were rescued and taken to hospital. In Eastern Taiwan at Dongli station , six carriages had come off rails after part of the platform canopy collapsed but no injuries as reported by fire department. Due to blocked roads more than 600 people were trapped on the Chike and Liushishi mountain.