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Taiwan Quick Take: 6.1 quake strikes off Suao


A strong earthquake struck off the nation's east coast yesterday, the Central Weather Bureau said. No damage or injuries were immediately reported. The tremor struck at 1:11am. The 6.1-magnitude quake was centered under the Pacific Ocean 130km east of Suao, the bureau said. The quake, which struck before dawn, was felt across the island but did not appear to cause major damage because of its distance, the bureau said.

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