Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts eastern part of Taiwan
CNATAIPEI--A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 11:39 a.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
February 3, 2013, 12:08 am TWN
The earthquake's epicenter was located at sea about 46.9 kilometers southeast of Hualien County Hall at a depth of 16.9 km, the bureau said.
The strongest tremor, with an intensity of 4, was felt in eastern Taiwan's scenic Taroko National Park.
The region also felt a tremor with an intensity of 3 in downtown Hualien, Changbin Township in Taitung County and Nanao Township in Yilan County.