The CNA reports:
One person was killed, two were critically injured and 17 others suffered less serious injuries in a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck central Taiwan at 1:43 p.m. Sunday, according to the National Fire Agency.I was standing at the Tongluo Train Station waiting for the 2:00 train when I thought I felt the ground move. Ok, maybe I've been standing on my left foot too long. I shifted to my right foot and suddenly the whole place was rocking! This one lasted unusually long and I became very worried that someplace in central or eastern Taiwan had been wrecked. I hopped on the train and discovered the train was limited to half its normal speed.... very scary, could have been a lot worse.
It is the most powerful earthquake to have hit Taiwan so far this year.
The earthquake was centered 30 kilometers east of Nantou County Hall at a depth of 10 km, the Central Weather Bureau said on its website.
The strongest intensity was in Tsaoling, Yunlin County, where it was recorded at 6, according to the bureau.
The temblor was felt in most parts of Taiwan, with Sun Moon Lake in Nantou, Alishan, Tainan and Dadu in Taichung recording an intensity of 5, the bureau's website showed.
In most parts of northern Taiwan, the quake was felt at an intensity of 3, it said.
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