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Four killed, over 200 injured in Taiwan earthquake
Published on: 2018-02-07
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056Four people were killed and more than 200 injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake which jolted waters near Taiwan's Hualien County at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday.

050According to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC), the epicenter was monitored at 24.13 degrees north latitude and 121.71 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 11 kilometers.

051The earthquake was felt across Taiwan, and some buildings and roads in Hualien, in eastern Taiwan, were damaged.

054The quake caused the Marshal Hotel in Hualien to cave in. Three people were trapped in the building. The highway from Suao to Hualien was temporarily closed.

057Since Feb. 4, about 100 sensible earthquakes have jolted the area. Taiwan's earthquake experts said more quakes might happen in the coming weeks.058

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