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Magnitude 6.1 quake hits off Taiwan - USGS

Dec 11, 2014    

(Reuters) - A strong, 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck northeast off the island of Taiwan on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.It said the quake struck at 5:03 a.m. on Thursday (2103 GMT on Wednesday) at a depth of 158.1 miles (254 km) below the seabed, which would have lessened its impact. The epicenter was 66 miles (106 km) northeast of the capital, Taipei. (Reporting by Sandra Maler in Washington; Editing by Peter Cooney)This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.

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