4.3-magnitude earthquake jolts eastern part of Taiwan
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.