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5.7 magnitude earthquake off east Taiwan, felt strongly in Taipei

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Published: 23rd October 2018 10:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd October 2018 10:45 AM   |  A+A-

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By AFP

TAIPEI: A 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, and was felt strongly in the capital Taipei.

The quake struck around 104 kilometres (66 miles) off the coast of Hualien city, in the east of the island, at a depth of 34 km at 12:34 pm (0434 GMT).

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. Taiwan's central weather bureau measured the quake at 6.0 magnitude.



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