Magnitude 3.7 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/04/27
By: Christie Chen 

Image from CWB web site

Taipei, April 27 (CNA) A magnitude 3.7 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan’s Hualien at 5:49 p.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

The quake was centered about 13.9 kilometers northwest of Hualien County Hall and struck at a depth of 20.1 km, the bureau’s Seismology Center said.

The earthquake’s intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Tongmen in Hualien County, where it measured 4 on Taiwan’s 7-tier intensity scale.

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