Magnitude 5 earthquake rattles central Taiwan

Magnitude 5 earthquake jolts central Taiwan including Chiayi City, Chiayi County and Yunlin County

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/05/24
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5 earthquake struck central Taiwan at 9:10 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a Central Weather Bureau (CWB) report.

The epicenter of Wednesday’s tremor was located 9.5 kilometers southeast of Chiayi City Hall, at a depth of 18.3 kilometers, according to the CWB.

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