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Major 7.4-magnitude earthquake in Taiwan triggers tsunami warnings across the region

By Amber WANG TAIPEI, April 3, 2024 (AFP) A major 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan s east on Wednesday morning, prompting tsunami warnings for the self-ruled island as well as parts of southern Japan and the Philippines. The quake hit just before 8:00am local time (0000 GMT), with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) putting the epicentre 18 kilometres (11 miles) south of Taiwan s Hualien City, at a depth of 34.8 km. Japan s Meteorological Agency issued [ ]


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