Rescuers in Hualien, Taiwan, block off the area outside a building that tilted to one side after its foundations collapsed during Tuesday’s 6.4-magnitude earthquake. On Wednesday, almost exactly 24 hours later, the city was struck again by a 5.7-magnitude quake. Photo: AFP Rescuers in Hualien, Taiwan, block off the area outside a building that tilted to one side after its foundations collapsed during Tuesday’s 6.4-magnitude earthquake. On Wednesday, almost exactly 24 hours later, the city was struck again by a 5.7-magnitude quake. Photo: AFP
Rescuers in Hualien, Taiwan, block off the area outside a building that tilted to one side after its foundations collapsed during Tuesday’s 6.4-magnitude earthquake. On Wednesday, almost exactly 24 hours later, the city was struck again by a 5.7-magnitude quake. Photo: AFP
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Second 5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan’s Hualien, 24 hours after first quake killed at least 7 and left 67 missing

The second quake came at 11.21pm local time on Wednesday - and just hours after Taipei turned down Beijing’s offer of help

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Rescuers in Hualien, Taiwan, block off the area outside a building that tilted to one side after its foundations collapsed during Tuesday’s 6.4-magnitude earthquake. On Wednesday, almost exactly 24 hours later, the city was struck again by a 5.7-magnitude quake. Photo: AFP Rescuers in Hualien, Taiwan, block off the area outside a building that tilted to one side after its foundations collapsed during Tuesday’s 6.4-magnitude earthquake. On Wednesday, almost exactly 24 hours later, the city was struck again by a 5.7-magnitude quake. Photo: AFP
Rescuers in Hualien, Taiwan, block off the area outside a building that tilted to one side after its foundations collapsed during Tuesday’s 6.4-magnitude earthquake. On Wednesday, almost exactly 24 hours later, the city was struck again by a 5.7-magnitude quake. Photo: AFP
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