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Moment quake hits newsroom in Taiwan

2019-04-18 07:18
An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday (April 18), shaking buildings with no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Videos filmed in a newsroom by a staff of SET News showed office lights swaying and flickering. The quake hit at a depth of 18 km (11 miles), the Central Weather Bureau said. The United States Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 6.4, adding that it struck at a depth of 15 km (9 miles) from Hualien.