Earthquake measuring 6 magnitude strikes Taiwan: USGS

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 06, 2013 11:05 PM

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 6 magnitude struck northern Taiwan on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, which was put at 10 km (six miles) deep, hit 39 km north-northwest of the port of Hualien, the USGS said.

(Reporting by Michael Perry; Editing by Ed Davies)