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Dozens of earthquakes rattle Taiwan, no major damage reported

Published on Apr 23, 2024 09:50 AM IST
  • Authorities said there were no casualties reported so far, but the non-stop shaking meant a restless night even for those in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Taiwan experienced dozens of earthquakes overnight and into Tuesday, causing buildings to sway. The government attributed these tremors to aftershocks from a major deadly quake that struck the island over two weeks ago. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 23, 2024 09:50 AM IST

Taiwan experienced dozens of earthquakes overnight and into Tuesday, causing buildings to sway. The government attributed these tremors to aftershocks from a major deadly quake that struck the island over two weeks ago. (REUTERS)

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The strongest, which the US Geological Survey measured at magnitude 6.1, hit around 2:30 am (1830 GMT) followed minutes later by a 6.0 tremor. Taipei's Central Weather Administration put them at 6.0 and 6.3, respectively. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 23, 2024 09:50 AM IST

The strongest, which the US Geological Survey measured at magnitude 6.1, hit around 2:30 am (1830 GMT) followed minutes later by a 6.0 tremor. Taipei's Central Weather Administration put them at 6.0 and 6.3, respectively. (AFP)

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Around 8:00 am, a 5.8-magnitude tremor shook the capital as commuters made their way to work. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 23, 2024 09:50 AM IST

Around 8:00 am, a 5.8-magnitude tremor shook the capital as commuters made their way to work. (AP)

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The series of quakes started Monday around 5:00 pm, originating from Hualien on the central east coast of Taiwan. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 23, 2024 09:50 AM IST

The series of quakes started Monday around 5:00 pm, originating from Hualien on the central east coast of Taiwan. (AP)

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Largely rural and sparsely populated Hualien was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on April 3 that killed at least 14 people, and there have been more than 1,000 aftershocks since. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 23, 2024 09:50 AM IST

Largely rural and sparsely populated Hualien was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on April 3 that killed at least 14 people, and there have been more than 1,000 aftershocks since. (AP)

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At least 17 people were killed, with the latest body found in a quarry on April 13. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 23, 2024 09:50 AM IST

At least 17 people were killed, with the latest body found in a quarry on April 13. (AFP)

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