Earthquake measuring 6.1 shakes parts of Taiwan, including capital

TaiwanUpdated: Jun 14, 2016, 02:33 AM IST

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 shook parts of Taiwan today and was felt in the capital, Taipei, residents and officials said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey originally recorded the quake, centred about 110 km (70 miles) northeast of Taipei, with a magnitude of 6.4. Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau put the magnitude at 7.2.