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Taiwan earthquake today: 6.4 on Richter Scale
A major earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale struck Taiwan on Saturday night causing some injuries damages in the capital of Taipei.

The US Geological Survy said that the epicentre of quake was off eastern coast of Taiwan about 15 miles from Hulian. The Pacific Tsunami has not issued any Tsunami warning.

The residents of Taipei were utterly shocked after thier homes started shaking. Local authorities have suspended traffic in Taipei's subways and the island's high speed railroad. Though there are frequent earthquaked rocking Taiwan but this earthquake is a bigger one. No reports were available to confirm damages.

It might be recalled an earthquake of the magnitude of 7.6 killed 2300 people in 1999.

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