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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan
Central News Agency
2014-02-22 05:19 AM
Taipei, Feb. 22 (CNA) A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 4:25 a.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. No immediate casualties or damage were reported. The earthquake's epicenter was located 16.8 kilometers west of Yilan County Hall at a depth of 61.9 km, bureau officials said. The earthquake's intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Luodong Township in Yilan, where it measured 5 on Taiwan's 7-tiered intensity scale. Several townships in Yilan County and northern Taiwan's Taipei City, New Taipei City, Taoyuan County and Hsinchu County, also saw intensity-4 tremors. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)
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