Magnitude-4.8 earthquake strikes off Kaohsiung

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/09/01
By: Kuo Chung-han

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) A magnitude-4.8 earthquake rattled Taiwan’s southwest

From the Central Weather Bureau website

From the Central Weather Bureau website

coast Tuesday afternoon, with light shaking felt in the southern city of Kaohsiung.

The quake occurred at 5:34 p.m., with its epicenter located at sea 72 kilometers west southwest of the monitoring station at Kaohsiung City Hall, at a depth of 47.3 km.

Tremors with an intensity of 2 on Taiwan’s 7-tier scale were recorded in Kaohsiung, while Tainan and Liuqiu Township in Pingtung County recorded an intensity of 1.

As of 7:20 p.m., there were no reports of injury or loss of property.

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