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Earthquake of 7.7 magnitude hits Taiwan; Japan, Philippines issue tsunami alerts

Published on Apr 03, 2024 07:58 AM IST

The earthquake rocked Taiwan damaging buildings and triggering tsunami alerts. The epicentre was 18 km south of Hualien at a depth of 34.8 km.

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Taiwan earthquake: A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit the island of Taiwan early Wednesday resulting in buildings collapse and creating a tsunami that washed ashore on southern Japanese islands. (TVBS via AP)  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 03, 2024 07:58 AM IST

Taiwan earthquake: A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit the island of Taiwan early Wednesday resulting in buildings collapse and creating a tsunami that washed ashore on southern Japanese islands. (TVBS via AP) 

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Taiwan earthquake: A man checks a partially collapsed building in Hualien, eastern Taiwan after a powerful earthquake rocked the entire island of Taiwan early Wednesday collapsing buildings in a southern city and creating a tsunami that washed ashore on southern Japanese islands.(TVBS via AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 03, 2024 07:58 AM IST

Taiwan earthquake: A man checks a partially collapsed building in Hualien, eastern Taiwan after a powerful earthquake rocked the entire island of Taiwan early Wednesday collapsing buildings in a southern city and creating a tsunami that washed ashore on southern Japanese islands.(TVBS via AP)

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Taiwan earthquake: Taiwan has been hit by the strongest earthquake in a quarter of a century, with shocks from the temblor shaking buildings in the capital Taipei and leading to tsunami warnings along the coasts.  (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 03, 2024 07:58 AM IST

Taiwan earthquake: Taiwan has been hit by the strongest earthquake in a quarter of a century, with shocks from the temblor shaking buildings in the capital Taipei and leading to tsunami warnings along the coasts.  (REUTERS)

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Taiwan earthquake: The earthquake was believed to be the biggest in Taiwan since a temblor in 1999 caused extensive damage. Taiwan lies along the Pacific “Ring of Fire", the line of seismic faults encircling the Pacific Ocean where most of the world's earthquake's occur. (TVBS via AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 03, 2024 07:58 AM IST

Taiwan earthquake: The earthquake was believed to be the biggest in Taiwan since a temblor in 1999 caused extensive damage. Taiwan lies along the Pacific “Ring of Fire", the line of seismic faults encircling the Pacific Ocean where most of the world's earthquake's occur. (TVBS via AP)

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Taiwan earthquake: Residents started a recue operation and rescue a child from a partially collapsed building in Hualien. The head of Taiwan's earthquake monitoring bureau, Wu Chien-fu, said effects were detected as far away as Kinmen, a Taiwanese-controlled island off the coast of China. Multiple aftershocks were felt in Taipei in the hour after the initial quake. (TVBS via AP)(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 03, 2024 07:58 AM IST

Taiwan earthquake: Residents started a recue operation and rescue a child from a partially collapsed building in Hualien. The head of Taiwan's earthquake monitoring bureau, Wu Chien-fu, said effects were detected as far away as Kinmen, a Taiwanese-controlled island off the coast of China. Multiple aftershocks were felt in Taipei in the hour after the initial quake. (TVBS via AP)(AP)

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Taiwan earthquake: People were evacuated to higher ground after a tsunami warning following a powerful earthquake in Japan's southern region of Okinawa.Flights were suspended at the main airport Okinawa on Wednesday due to a tsunami alert triggered by an earthquake in Taiwan. (Kyodo News via AP)(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 03, 2024 07:58 AM IST

Taiwan earthquake: People were evacuated to higher ground after a tsunami warning following a powerful earthquake in Japan's southern region of Okinawa.Flights were suspended at the main airport Okinawa on Wednesday due to a tsunami alert triggered by an earthquake in Taiwan. (Kyodo News via AP)(AP)

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