4.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Taiwan's Chiayi

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Chiayi County in southern Taiwan at 9:51 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10

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(By Central News Agency)

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A 4.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Chiayi County in southern Taiwan at 9:51 a.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

The epicenter of the quake was located 13.5 kilometers southwest of Chiayi County Hall at a depth of 7.2 km, the bureau said.

The earthquake's intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was measured 4 on Taiwan's 7-tiered intensity scale in Yichu, 3 in Chiayi City and Tainan City's Chiali, as well as 2 in Yunlin County's Touliu City and Shuilin.

There have no immediate reports of damage or injuries, local fire departments said.