A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan’s northeast on Sunday, causing buildings in the capital, Taipei, to sway, although no injuries were recorded. According to the Central Weather Bureau, the quake struck at 1:11 p.m. (0511 GMT) and was centered near Yilan, a city about 35 kilometers (22 miles) east of Taipei on Taiwan’s northeastern coast.
The earthquake was followed by a 5.4-magnitude quake, according to the bureau. The Taipei metro system was momentarily shut down. There was no immediate damage reported.
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