A major magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck Taiwan’s east coast just before 5 p.m. PST., causing buildings to collapse and prompting tsunami warnings in Japan, China and the Philippines. The quake was the strongest to affect the island in 25 years. 

Here stateside, the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services said there is no imminent tsunami threat to our coasts.

“There is no tsunami danger to the U.S. West Coast, including Humboldt County,” Humboldt OES said. 

Read more about the quake at the BBC