By: Frances Huang
Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) A magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
The quake was centered at sea about 44.6 kilometers southeast of Yilan County Hall and struck at a depth of 33.9 km, the bureau’s Seismology Center said.
The earthquake’s intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Hualien’s Heping and Yilan’s Wuta, where it measured 3 on Taiwan’s 7-tier intensity scale.
Several other areas in Taipei, New Taipei and Hsinchu’s Chutung recorded an intensity of 2. [SOURCE]