Moderate earthquake jolts Taiwan

December 23rd, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Dec 23 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale struck southwest Taiwan Tuesday morning, the earthquake network centre of China said.The quake hit Kaohsiung county at around 8:04 a.m. with its epicentre lying 23.0 degrees north latitude and 120.6 degrees east longitude, according to the centre.

No casualties and damage have been reported so far.

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