By: Kuo Chung-han
Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) A magnitude-4.8 earthquake rattled Taiwan’s southwest
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.