TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook Tainan at 2:42 p.m. on Friday (April 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
The epicenter of the tremor was located 16.2 kilometers north-northeast of Tainan City Hall at a focal depth of 13.1 kilometers, based on CWB data. Taiwan uses an intensity scale of 1 to 7 that gauges the degree to which a quake is felt at a specific location.
The quake’s intensity registered a 4 in Tainan’s Jiali District, a 2 in Shanhua and Yongkang districts, and a lesser level of 1 in Qigu and Xinhua districts.
No injuries or damage from the quake had been reported at the time of publication.