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Magnitude-4.8 earthquake strikes off Kaohsiung

Magnitude-4.8 earthquake strikes off Kaohsiung

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) A magnitude-4.8 earthquake rattled Taiwan's southwest coast Tuesday afternoon, with light shaking felt in the southern city of Kaohsiung. The quake occurred at 5:34 p.m., with its epicenter located at sea 72 kilometers west southwest of the monitoring station at Kaohsiung City Hall, at a depth of 47.3 km. Tremors with an intensity of 2 on Taiwan's 7-tier scale were recorded in Kaohsiung, while Tainan and Liuqiu Township in Pingtung County recorded an intensity of 1. As of 7:20 p.m., there were no reports of injury or loss of property. (By Kuo Chung-han)


Updated : 2021-09-26 00:50 GMT+08:00