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December, 9, 2016

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Magnitude-5.6 earthquake shakes up Eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI--A magnitude-5.6 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 8:19 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

The earthquake's epicenter was located at sea about 66.8 kilometers east of Hualien County Hall at a depth of 16 km, bureau officials said.

The strongest tremor, with an intensity of 3, was recorded in Yilan and Hualien counties, while an intensity of 2 was felt in Taipei.









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