Magnitude 4.5 earthquake shakes Hualien
Taipei, July 30 (CNA) A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted Hualien County in eastern Taiwan at 6:55 a.m. Friday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
The temblor was centered 17.1 kilometers south of Hualien County Hall in coastal waters of the county and occurred at a depth of 5 km, the CWB's Seismology Center said.
The earthquake's highest intensity, which gauges its actual effect, was highest in Hualien County, where it measured 4 on Taiwan's 7-tier intensity scale, the CWB said.
The quake also had an intensity of 2 in Nantou County, central Taiwan, the CWB added.
No immediate damage or injuries from the quake were reported.
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