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Building collapsed in Kaohsiung after a 5.0 magnitude earthquake

On the afternoon of the 28th, Kaohsiung City was shocked to report that a building had collapsed. 


Fire station personnel arrived at the scene and found that the outer wall of the building had collapsed and the ground was covered with cement and gravel debris.


The building is located at Bade 2nd Road and Tong'ai Street in Kaohsiung's Xinxing District. Public Works Department believed that the building is an old abandoned theater and amusement center. 


Amagnitude 5.0 earthquake struck 30 kilometers southwest of Taitung County Hall and a shallow focal depth of 8.8 kilometers at 03:59 this afternoon.

 

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