6.5-magnitude quake hits Taiwan: CENC

Updated 2018-02-07 09:15:01

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted waters near Hualien County of Taiwan at 11:50 p.m., Feb. 6, 2018.

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted waters near Hualien County of Taiwan at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

Two people were killed, and 214 injured in the earthquake.

The epicenter was monitored at 24.13 degrees north latitude and 121.71 degrees east longitude, the center said in a statement. The quake struck at a depth of 11 km.

Local media reported that some buildings and roads in Hualien were damaged.

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