Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

Taipei City feels Level 2 shockwaves from Magnitude 5.1 temblor in eastern Taiwan

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/11/29
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(CWB map)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 9:42 p.m. tonight (Nov. 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

The epicenter of the temblor was 70.3 kilometers east-northeast of Hualien County Hall at a focal depth of 32.9 km, according to CWB data. Taiwan uses an intensity scale of one to seven, which gauges the degree to which a quake is felt at a specific location.    [FULL  STORY]

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