4.3-mag­ni­tude earth­quake jolts eastern part of Tai­wan

The China Post - - LOCAL -

A mag­ni­tude 4.3 earth­quake shook Eastern Tai­wan at 4:50 a.m. Mon­day, ac­cord­ing to the Cen­tral Weather Bureau (

). The earth­quake was cen­tered 12.9 kilo­me­ters north­west of the Hualien County Hall ( ) and struck at a depth of 22.2 km, the bureau’s Seis­mol­ogy Cen­ter said.

The strong­est tremor, which reg­is­tered a 3 on Tai­wan’s 1-7 in­ten­sity scale, was felt in Hualien County’s Tong­men and Yi­lan County’s Nan­shan, the cen­ter said.

There were no im­me­di­ate re­ports of dam­age from the earth­quake.

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