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Taiwan, Japan Islands Hit by 6.8 Earthquake

A strong earthquake rattled Taiwan and small islands in the far south of Japan on Monday, official monitoring sites said, briefly prompting a warning for a 1-meter tsunami for the Okinawa island chain. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries in either country after the quake, which shook office buildings in the Taiwanese capital, Taipei. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a warning for a 1-meter tsunami in small islands that are part of Okinawa, including Miyakojima,...

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