Taiwan Shaken by 6.5-Magnitude Quake, Woman Hurt by Rockfall

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The Taipei 101 tower, and the Taipei skyline, are pictured from the apical  of Elephant Mountain successful  Taipei, Taiwan, connected  Jan. 7, 2020. (Carl Court/Getty Images)

The Taipei 101 tower, and the Taipei skyline, are pictured from the apical of Elephant Mountain successful Taipei, Taiwan, connected Jan. 7, 2020. (Carl Court/Getty Images)

TAIPEI, Taiwan—An earthquake shook Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, connected Sunday and caused falling rocks that injured a pistillate and damaged a car. No deaths were reported.

The 6.5-magnitude quake struck astatine 1:11 p.m. and was centered adjacent Yilan, a metropolis astir 22 miles eastbound of Taipei adjacent the northeastern coast, according to the Central Weather Bureau. It was followed seconds aboriginal by a 5.4-magnitude quake.

Buildings successful Taipei swayed. The subway and immoderate different wide transit services were suspended.

A pistillate was injured by falling rocks successful Taroko National Park successful Hualien County, southbound of Yilan, the Central News Agency reported. It said 1 car connected a road was damaged besides by falling rocks but nary 1 was injured.

The Associated Press

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