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7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan, tsunami warnings issued in Japan

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

The earthquake caused a loss of electricity in several districts of the capital Taipei.

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

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

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

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