Moderate tremors jolt Taiwan

May 14th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin  

Xinhua
Beijing, May 14 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale rocked the Taitung city in southeastern Taiwan at 2.27 a.m. Wednesday, the China earthquake networks centre said. The epicentre was located at 22.6 degree north latitude and 121.0 degree east longitude, the centre said.

Jinmen County in the Taiwan Straits, southeast of Fujian Province, also reported two earthquakes at 5.27 a.m. and 8.04 a.m., measuring 3.5 and 3.6 on the Richter scale.

No casualties have so far been reported.
Xinhua

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