Strong quake rocks northern Taiwan

Footage shows TV sets and lamps shaking at a local TV newsroom in New Taipei during the quake.

The quake, which local weather authorities said measured at a magnitude of 6.0, didn't affect the operation of Taiwan's highspeed rail.

The epicenter was located more than 50 kilometers east of the city of Hualien, hitting at a depth of 19.4 km, according to the local authorities.

The strongest impact was recorded in Taiwan's capital city Taipei and in parts of Yilan, measuring 4 on Taiwan's 7-level intensity scale.

Intensity levels were lower in more southern parts of Taiwan.

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