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6.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Taiwan

(Xinhua)

14:50, February 26, 2012

BEIJING - A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan's Pingtung at 10:34 Beijing Time (02:34 GMT) on Sunday, said the China earthquake network center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 22.8 degrees north latitude and 120.8 degrees east longitude with a depth of 20 kilometers, according to the CENC.

A Xinhua reporter in Taipei said the quake was felt in the city.

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