Magnitude 3.6 quake rocks northeastern Taiwan

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Magnitude 3.6 quake rocks northeastern Taiwan

Taipei, Nov. 3 (CNA) A magnitude 3.6 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 7:19 p.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

The epicenter of the quake was located at sea about 13.4 kilometers northwest of Hualien County Hall at a depth of 20.8 km, the bureau's Seismology Center said.

The earthquake's intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Xiulin, Taroko, Tongmen and Xilin Townships in Hualien County, where it measured 4 on Taiwan's 7-tier intensity scale.

Temblors with an intensity of 3 could be felt in Hualien City.

No immediate casualties and damage were reported.

(By Ko Lin)
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