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  • Now for a look at stories making headlines around the world and we start with a powerful

  • six-point-four magnitude earthquake that has struck Taiwan.

  • Tuesday's tremor near the eastern coastal city of Hualien has toppled buildings, leaving

  • at least two people dead and more than a hundred injured.

  • For more on this and other news we turn to our Ro Aram

  • Aramhow bad is it looking?

  • Well Semin…. officials are desperately searching for any survivors that may be trapped under

  • the collapsed buildings, which include a 10-storey hotel and residential building.

  • About a couple dozen people are said to have rescued from the rubble so far.

  • Buildings that haven't yet been toppled are close to doing so as the 6.4 magnitude quake

  • left them tilting.

  • The government has also said that two bridges in the city were either cracked or could not

  • be used.

  • There was no immediate word of any tsunami warning.

  • The U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday night's quake struck about 20 kilometers north-east

  • of Hualien, which has a population of about 100-thousand.

  • The epicenter was also very shallow at just one kilometer.

  • Taiwan is prone to earthquakes as it sits along the famed "Pacific Rim of Fire," known

  • for frequent seismic activity.

  • Tuesday's quake followed a 6.1 magnitude tremor over the weekend and also fell on the second

  • anniversary of a 6.4 quake in southern Taiwan that killed nearly 120 people.

Now for a look at stories making headlines around the world and we start with a powerful

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臺灣東海岸發生6.4級地震 至少2人死亡 (6.4 magnitude earthquake rattles east coast of Taiwan, killing at least 2)

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