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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts Taiwan

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 24, 2020
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 8:10.p.m. today, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
Taiwan Hualien County
Earthquake   Taiwan Hualien County
The epicenter of the temblor was located 18.1 kilometers south southwest of Hualien County Hall at a depth of 6.7 kilometers, based on CWB data. Taiwan uses an intensity scale of 1 to 7, which gauges the degree to which a quake is felt at a specific location.

Topics: Earthquake Taiwan

The quake’s intensity registered as a 4 in Hualien County, a 2 in Nantou Couty, and a 1 in Yilan, Changhua, Taitung counties and Taichung City. No injuries resulting from the quake have been reported at the time of publication.


 

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