TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocked Taitung County in southeastern Taiwan at 7:22 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
The epicenter of the quake was located 38.9 kilometers north-northeast of Taitung County Hall at a depth of 17.1 kilometers, based on CWB data.
The quake’s intensity, which gauges the actual effect of the tremor, registered a 5 on Taiwan’s 7-tiered scale in Taitung County; a 2 in Hualien County, Kaohsiung City, and Taichung City; and a 1 in Chiayi County , Yunlin County, Chiayi City, Nantou County, and Tainan City.
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.
No injuries were reported from the quake at the time of publication.
CWB map of today's quake.