Strong 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Taipei

  • World
  • Wednesday, 03 Apr 2024

TAIPEI (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 hit Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, on Wednesday morning, the Taiwan central weather administration said.

The strong quake knocked out power in several parts of the city, according to a Reuters witness.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Bernard Orr; Editing by Tom Hogue and Himani Sarkar)

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