4.6 magnitude earthquake jolts southeast Taiwan

Magnitude 4.6 temblor rattles Taitung, Taiwan

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/09/02
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(CWB map of today’s quake near Taitung, Taiwan)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocked southeastern Taiwan at 4:44 p.m. this afternoon (Sept. 2), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

The epicenter of the temblor was 5.5 kilometers east of Taitung County Hall at a focal depth of 34.5 kilometers, according to CWB data. Taiwan uses an intensity scale of 1 to 7, which gauges the degree to which a quake is felt at a specific location.    [FULL  STORY]

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