Earthquake measuring 6.1 hits Taiwan

There were no immediate reports of damage.

By: Reuters | Taipei | Updated: May 31, 2016 12:29:57 pm
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 shook parts of Taiwan on Tuesday and was felt in the capital, Taipei, residents and officials said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey originally recorded the quake, centered about 110 km (70 miles) northeast of Taipei, with a magnitude of 6.4. Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau put the magnitude at 7.2.

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