TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Yilan County in eastern Taiwan at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday morning, the third tremor over 5 on the Richter scale since the start of the year, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
The temblor was centered 63.7 kilometers southeast of Yilan County Hall at a depth of 41.6 kilometers, CWB data showed.
No injuries or damage were reported at the time of publication.
According to the bureau, an intensity level of 4 was felt in Niudou in Yilan County, while elsewhere in Yilan an intensity level of 3 was felt in Su-ao, Nan-ao, Luodong, and Tailuge. Heping in Hualien County also registered an intensity level of 3.
Meanwhile in Taipei, an intensity level of 2 could be felt in Xinyi District and Zhinan Temple. While in New Taipei, a level of 2 could be felt in Xindian, Pinglin, and Wufenshan.
Located along the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, Taiwan uses an intensity scale of 1 to 7, which gauges the degree to which a quake is felt in a specific location.