Powerful Earthquake Hits Taiwan, Triggering Tsunami Alert – DIGIWIZ CENTRAL

Powerful Earthquake Hits Taiwan, Triggering Tsunami Alert

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A monster earthquake rocked Taiwan on Wednesday morning, collapsing buildings in the city of Hualien and triggering a tsunami alert in Japan.

Video posted to social media showed several tall buildings off their foundations and listing to one side. Other footage showed bikes and cars stopped on a bridge while it shook.

The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake—which could be felt in Taipei—at 7.4 on the Richter scale, with an aftershock of 6.5.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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