Beijing: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit areas near the Taiwan Strait on Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). Also Read - Dinosaur Dance Floor Unearthed: Newly-Found Dinosaur Footprints Seen at Excavation Site in China

The epicentre was monitored at 23.28 degrees north latitude and 118.60 degrees east longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 20 km, Xinhua news agency reported citing the CENC. Also Read - Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake Hits Shahdol in Madhya Pradesh

The quake was reported as 5.6-magnitude earlier. Also Read - China Capable of Launching Cyber-Attacks Against India, Says CDS Gen Bipin Rawat

(This is published unedited from IANS)