By: Y.F. Low
Taipei, Feb. 9 (CNA) An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 shook
eastern Taiwan at 8:47 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
The epicenter of the earthquake was about 11.5 kilometers southeast of Hualien County Hall at a depth of 10 km, the bureau’s Seismology Center said.
The earthquake’s intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Hualien, where it measured 4 on Taiwan’s 7-tiered intensity scale.
An intensity reading of 2 was recorded in Yunlin, Nantou and Yilan.
There were no reports of injuries or damage. [SOURCE]