By: Chen Wei-ting and Y.F. Low
Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck western Taiwan at 7:57 a.m. Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
The earthquake’s epicenter was located at sea about 101.9 kilometers west of Penghu County Hall, at a depth of 20.5 km, the bureau’s Seismology Center said.
The earthquake’s highest intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Penghu, Kinmen, Tainan, Yunlin, Chiayi and Changhua, where it measured 3 on Taiwan’s 7-tiered intensity scale.
The earthquake also measured an intensity of 2 in Nantou, Kaohsiung and Taichung, bureau data showed. [SOURCE]