Magnitude 3.9 earthquake jolts northeastern Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/05/10
By Elizabeth Hsu

Image from CWB web site

Taipei, May 10 (CNA) A magnitude 3.9 earthquake occurred off the coast of Yilan County on Friday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

The quake, which occurred at 9:49 p.m., was centered 31.7 kilometers southeast of Yilan County Hall and struck at a depth of 40.3 km, the bureau’s Seismology Center said.

The earthquake’s intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Yilan County, where it measured 3 on Taiwan’s 0-7 intensity scale.     [SOURCE]

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