Magnitude 4.3 quake shakes northeastern Taiwan
Taipei, July 14 (CNA) A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 7:46 p.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
No damage or casualties were immediately reported.
The epicenter of the earthquake was located about 18.8 kilometers south of Yilan County Hall at a depth of 70.3 km, the bureau's website showed.
The earthquake's intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Yilan's Nan'ao Township, Taipei's Xinyi District and Taoyuan and Zhongli districts in Taoyuan City, where it measured 2 on Taiwan's 7-level intensity scale.
The earthquake was also felt in New Taipei, Taichung and Hsinchu cities and in Hualien, Hsinchu and Nantou counties, where it registered an intensity of 1, CWB data showed.
That earthquake followed a series of eight temblors that hit Taitung's Luye Township in southeastern Taiwan from 8:10 p.m. Friday until 4:42 a.m. Saturday, with the biggest a magnitude 4.5 earthquake that struck at 2:32 a.m.
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