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Taiwan shaken by 6.5-magnitude quake, woman hurt by rockfall


TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An earthquake has shaken Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, and caused falling rocks that injured a woman and damaged a car. No deaths have been reported. The government says the 6.5-magnitude quake Sunday was centered near Yilan, a city about 22 miles east of Taipei near the northeastern coast. It was followed seconds later by a 5.4-magnitude quake. Buildings in Taipei swayed. The subway and some other mass transit services were suspended. The Central News Agency says a woman was injured by falling rocks in Taroko National Park. One car on a highway was damaged also by falling rocks but no one was injured.

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