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Strong earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan

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A strong earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan on Sunday. However, no immediate damage was reported in the incident.

The epicenter was reported at 6.5 magnitudes, according to the Taiwan Central Meteorological Agency. The U.S. Geological Survey, meanwhile, said it was less than 6.5.

The quake struck northeast Yilan County at 1.11 pm at a depth of 67 km, the AP reported.

The quake appeared to have lasted about 30 seconds, according to a journalist in Yilan County. The walls of the house were shaking. It was quite strong.

However, he said there was no damage to his surroundings.

Voice TV/IA
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