Magnitude 5.7 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

04/20/2015 08:13 PM
From the Central Weather Bureau website
From the Central Weather Bureau website

Taipei, April 20 (CNA) A magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 8:00 p.m. Monday, following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake and three other big jolts that struck the same region earlier in the day, the Central Weather Bureau said.

The epicenter of the latest quake was located at 78.6 km east of Hualien County at a depth of 15.7 km.

As of now, five quakes with a magnitude of at least 5 have hit eastern Taiwan Monday.

(By S.C. Chang)ENDITEM/

Related:●Magnitude 5.8 strikes Taiwan (7:45 p.m.)Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan (7:20 p.m.)

Monday morning:●No major damage reported after magnitude 6.3 quakeTaiwan records biggest earthquake for the year: CWB

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