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Minor earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

2019/02/20 13:52:29

Image taken from the Central Weather Bureau website

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) A magnitude 3.0 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

The quake was centered about 30.3 kilometers south of Yilan County Hall and struck at a depth of 7.3 km, the bureau's Seismology Center said.

The earthquake's intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Yilan, where it measured 4 on Taiwan's 7-tier intensity scale.

(By Chi Jo-yao)