By: Lee Hsin-Yin
The quake’s epicenter was located at sea about 66.2 kilometers south of Hualien County Hall at a depth of 28.6 km, the bureau’s data shows.
The quake’s intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Changbin Township in Taitung County, where it measured 4 on Taiwan’s 7-tier intensity scale.
It was felt at an intensity of 3 in some areas of Hualien. No immediate injuries or damage were reported.