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Earthquake shakes central Taiwan

Earthquake shakes central Taiwan

by Reuters

An earthquake hit Taiwan on Sunday, causing road crashes and damaging property.

The 6.2 magnitude quake struck 38 km southeast of T'ai-chung city.

At least one person is dead and 20 are injured, according to the National Fire Agency.

The island sits near the so-called ring of fire region of seismic activity around the Pacific Ocean.

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