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× 6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coast

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan early Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region.


The 6.1 magnitude quake was centered northwest of the city of Hualien and almost 19 kilometers (12 miles) deep, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau said.


Water pipes at the city's train station burst and rail traffic was briefly…

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