6.6 earthquake hits Taiwan

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6.6 earthquake hits Taiwan

A strong earthquake struck southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, bringing down at least one building in a small town. The quake hit at 2.44pm (1.44pm in Thailand) about 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of the

Japan’s Meteorological Agency and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued tsunami advisories shortly after the quake, but both later sent updated bulletins saying there was no longer a threat of high.

In Taiwan, at least one building that hosted a convenience store on the ground floor collapsed in the town of Yuli, according to the island’s semi-official Central News Agency.

The shaking was also felt in the capital Taipei, with residents posting videos of chandeliers and paintings swaying on social media. A 6.6-magnitude quake hit the same region on Saturday and there have been.