4.4-magnitude earthquake jolts northern Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/07/28
By: Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, July 28 (CNA) An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale shook

(From the Central Weather Bureau website)

(From the Central Weather Bureau website)

northern Taiwan at 2:59 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

The epicenter of the earthquake was about 42.3 kilometers southwest of Yilan County Hall at a depth of 7 km, the bureau’s Seismology Center said.

The strongest temblor, which posted an intensity of 6, was felt in Yilan County’s Nanshan Village, the center said.

The earthquake also measured an intensity of 3 in Zhudong Township in northern Taiwan’s Hsinchu County, and 2 in other regions in northern, eastern and central Taiwan.

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