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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits east Taiwan, no major damage

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits east Taiwan, no major damage
Thursday 18
10:30 2019

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien, shaking buildings and temporarily suspending subway services in the capital Taipei, causing minor damage and injuries. Local television footage showed school children being evacuated from buildings, while a weather bureau official said Thursday's quake was the largest to hit the island so far this year. It struck at 1:01pm local time (05:01 GMT) at a depth of nearly 19km. It was centred northwest of the city of Hualien on the country's east coast, said Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau. Water pipes at Hualien's train station burst and rail traffic was ...

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Aljazeera : Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits east Taiwan, no major damage

Summary: Quake also shook buildings in the capital, Taipei, forcing the metro system in the capital to be suspended.

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