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Powerful midday earthquake rattles Taipei


A strong earthquake shook  Taipei around 13h00 local time on Thursday,  halting transportation throughout the region, reports Accuweather.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake registered magnitude 6.0,  centred near the coastal city of Hualien, about 160 km away.

The city which city? Taipei? has suspended all subway services in order to conduct inspections, and the main road traversing central Taiwan has been closed due to the threat of landslides.
 
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