26 Feb '12, 3am

Magnitude 5.9 quake hits near Taiwan's Kaohsiung

A shallow 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit near Taiwan's second city of Kaohsiung on Sunday, US seismologists said. -- ST FILE PHOTO TAIPEI (AFP) - A shallow 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit near Taiwan's second city of Kaohsiung on Sunday, US seismologists said. The quake struck 57km east of the city at 10.34am (10.34am Singapore time) at a depth of just four kilometres, the US Geological Survey said. The Hong Kong Observatory measured the quake at magnitude 6.0. Taiwan is regularly hit by earthquakes as the island lies near the junction of two tectonic plates. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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