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Date: May 30, 2016

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake TAIWAN REGION

Earthquake - San Andreas Fault

Image Courtesy: Wiki Commons – ikluft

Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 242 km
Geographic Coordinates: 25.572N, 122.516E
Date: 31 May 2016 05:23:47 – UTC

Location with respect to nearby cities:
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Keelung, Taiwan
114 km (70 mi) ENE of Taipei, Taiwan
118 km (73 mi) NE of Yilan, Taiwan
122 km (75 mi) ENE of Banqiao, Taiwan
925 km (573 mi) ENE of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

For more information about this earthquake and other quake news, photos and map resources please visit the “Earthquake News” section of our site.

Bible Verse of the Day: 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

Bible Verse of the Day

1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.”

Washingtonian Editor: People Shouldn’t Say ‘Start a Family’ Because It’s Offensive

Bill O’Sullivan, the senior editor of the Washingtonian magazine, wrote in an editorial Thursday that the “loathsome” phrase “start a family” should be scrubbed from the vocabulary because it’s offensive to single people and couples without children.

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Canada’s Conservative Party votes to drop parts of party policy opposing same-sex marriage

The Conservative party wiped a policy opposing same sex marriage off its books Saturday after an emotional debate.

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To Combat Disease, States Make it Harder to Skip Vaccines

WEB Notes: All states may require children to be vaccinated, however there are opt out forms. But you have to ask and do research. California recently stopped this so children must be vaccinated in order to attend public school. This is not valid for home schooled children, meaning home schoolers do not need vaccination.

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