Twitter react as earthquake hits Taipei, Los Angeles

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Twitter react as earthquake hits Taipei, Los Angeles

Earthquake incidents have been reported in two different countries; Taipei (Taiwan) and Los Angeles, California (United States), in the last ten days.

According to LA Times, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Saturday evening (October 23) at 11:49 p.m. Pacific time 17 miles from Brawley, California

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred 17 miles from Imperial, Calif., 19 miles from El Centro, Calif., 27 miles from Calexico, Calif. and 47 miles from La Quinta, California.

Taipei – the capital city of Taiwan – also reportedly experienced an earthquake a few hours ago.

Buildings shook in Taipei on Sunday as an earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck northeastern Taiwan, but there were no reports of damage, reports Reuters.

It had a depth of 66.8 km (41.5 miles), and could be felt across the northern, eastern and western parts of Taiwan, with the epicentre in Yilan county, the weather bureau said.

Twitter users who witnessed the earthquake in the above locations shared their views on the micro-blogging site.

See how Twitter users reacted to news of earthquakes in Taipei and Los Angeles.

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