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Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattles southern Taiwan

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattles southern Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 24 (CNA) A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted southern Taiwan at 1:58 p.m. Thursday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The earthquake's epicenter was located about 25.2 kilometers east of Pingtung County Hall at a depth of 21.1 km, bureau officials said. The earthquake's intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Sandimen Township in Pingtung, while Kaohsiung City recorded temblors with an intensity of 3. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)


Updated : 2021-05-14 18:10 GMT+08:00