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台湾发生6.5级地震 2人丧生

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Two people were killed and 219 were injured by 7:30 a.m. Wednesday after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan.
 
本周三早晨7点30分,一场6.5级地震袭击台湾,2人丧生、219人受伤。  

 
According to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC), the earthquake jolted1 waters near Taiwan's Hualien County at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday.
 
The epicenter was monitored at 24.13 degrees north latitude2 and 121.71 degrees east longitude3, with a depth of 11 kilometers, said CENC.
 
The victims include a 66-year-old male and a 60-year-old female.
 
There are still 173 people missing, who might be trapped in the damaged buildings, according to resuers from the fire department.
 
A total of 235 people have been rescued. Two shelters have been set up, the local fire department said.
 
The injured people have been sent to hospitals.
 
The earthquake was felt across Taiwan, with some buildings, roads and bridges in Hualien damaged.
 
The earthquake also caused 200 households out of power and 35,000 households out of water supply, the fire agency said.
 
According to the Taiwan's emergency operation center, a total of four buildings have partially4 collapsed5 or tilted6, including Marshal Hotel, Yun Tsui building and two residential7 buildings.


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