Strong quake hits Japan, Taiwan; tsunami warning lifted

April 20, 2015 3:56 AM

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Strong quake hits Japan, Taiwan; tsunami warning lifted

TOKYO/TAIPEI (Reuters) - A strong earthquake rattled Taiwan and small islands in the far south of Japan on Monday, official monitoring sites said, briefly prompting a warning for a 1-metre tsunami for the Okinawa island chain.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries in either country after the quake, which shook office buildings in the Taiwanese capital, Taipei.

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