Strong earthquake hits Taiwan

A strong earthquake shook much of Taiwan, collapsing a three-story building and temporarily trapping four people inside, stranding about 400 tourists on a mountain and pushing part of a passenger train off the tracks.

The Taiwan Emergency Operations Center said one person was killed and nine were slightly injured.

The 6.8-magnitude quake was the largest to hit the island’s southeast coast since Saturday evening, when a 6.4-magnitude quake hit the same area.

Most of the damage appeared to be north of the epicenter, which occurred at a relatively shallow depth of seven kilometers in the city of Qichang, according to the Taiwan Meteorological Department.

These were the details of the news for the day as Taiwan was rocked by a strong earthquake.

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Mojtaba Sadira

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