5.0 quake hits Northern Taiwan

The China Post
Date: June 21, 2017
By: The China Post

The quake hit at 3:25 p.m. It’s epicenter was 16.3 km east of the Yilan County Government building,

Courtesy of CWB

according to the Central Weather Bureau.

Although striking quite deep, at 61.5 km, it was still felt throughout Northern Taiwan. It registered a magnitude of 4 in Yilan, 3 in Hualien and 2 across the rest of Northern Taiwan, including Taipei, New Taipei and Taoyuan.

There were no immediate reports of damage, though this person claimed she had been cutting fruit and that the quake her made her nip her finger.

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