7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan, tsunami warnings issued in Japan

7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan, tsunami warnings issued in Japan
7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan, tsunami warnings issued in Japan
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WorldNews

By Nikki Mascali Roarty

Published
April 2, 2024, 8:40 pm ET

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan early Wednesday morning, officials said.

The quake caused several parts of capital city Taipei to lose power.

Japan issued an evacuation advisory for coastal areas near Okinawa after the earthquake triggered a tsunami warning.

The US National Tsunami Warning Center said it is “analyzing the event to determine the level of danger” for Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California and British Columbia.

Taiwan was hit with a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday. USGS

With Post wires

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