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Rescuers In Taiwan Brave The Big Quake's Trembling Aftermath

One day after a major earthquake hit the island, killing at least 10 people and leaving dozens missing, another sizable temblor rattled rescue workers who were seeking survivors in amid the rubble.
Rescue workers search for survivors in a damaged building on Wednesday, bracing themselves for the aftershocks that continued to rattle Taiwan after the deadly earthquake. Source: Unioncom

Updated 1:10 a.m. ET Thursday

It had been just about 24 hours since a magnitude 6.4 earthquake rattled Taiwan's east coast, crumbling walls and knocking tall buildings askew, when rescue workers felt another big rumble late Wednesday. A quake — this time magnitude 5.7 — had just struck again near the city of Hualien.

Still, even amid and figures from the National Fire Agency.

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