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Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan
Central News Agency
2014-01-09 11:33 AM
Taipei, Jan. 9 (CNA) 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. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)
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