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A strong earthquake hits near Taiwan, tsunami alert issued

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April 02, 2024

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off Taiwan, and Japan issued a tsunami alert for the southern Japanese island group of Okinawa.

Japan's meteorological agency forecast a tsunami of up to 3 meters (9.8 feet).

It wasn't yet clear if there was any damage from the quake Wednesday morning.

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