Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts south Taiwan

Highest intensity of 4 recorded in Qigu on the Tainan coast

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/10/17
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A 4.2 earthquake struck the Tainan area Saturday evening (CWB photo) 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck Tainan City in south Taiwan at 8:07 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 17).

The latest quake’s epicenter was located in the district of Dongshan, 37.8 kilometers north-northeast of Tainan City, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The tremor struck at a depth of 13 km.    [FULL  STORY]

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