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Magnitude 5.7 quake hits Eastern Taiwan Thursday

TAIPEI -- A magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted Eastern Taiwan at 2:15 a.m. Thursday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

The earthquake's epicenter was located at sea, some 166.5 kilometers east of Yilan County Hall at a depth of 25.5 km, bureau officials said.

The strongest tremor, with an intensity of 2, was felt in several areas of Yilan, Hualien, Taitung, Changhua and Yunlin counties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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