Four dead, 97 injured as 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan

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Four people were killed and 97 others sustained injuries after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked Hualien in Taiwan on Wednesday morning, international media reported.

A red alert for tsunami has been issued after the earthquake, aa per IANS.

The temblor was epicentred at 23.81 degrees north latitude and 121.74 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 12 km, said a report issued by the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

According to reports, strong tremors were felt in various parts of Taiwan, prompting Taipei’s metro system to halt operations.

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