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Strong Quake Kills 1, Injures 19 in Taiwan

6.1 quake shakes island

(Newser) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck central Taiwan, killing at least one person and injuring 19 as it damaged buildings on the quake-prone island. Buildings swayed in the capital, Taipei, and sections of the country's high-speed rail service were suspended to be inspected for damage. Emergency officials said... More »

6.4 Quake Rocks Taiwan

12 injured in Kaohsiung quake

(Newser) - A strong earthquake jolted southern Taiwan this morning, causing widespread damage, at least a dozen injuries, and serious disruption to transportation and communications. The 6.4 quake was the largest to hit the Kaohsiung region in over a century, AP reports. At least 15 aftershocks followed within hours. Experts say... More »

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