Magnitude 5.7 quake hits Eastern Taiwan Thursday
January 10, 2014, 12:17 am TWN
TAIPEI -- A magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted Eastern Taiwan at 2:15 a.m. Thursday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
The earthquake's epicenter was located at sea, some 166.5 kilometers east of Yilan County Hall at a depth of 25.5 km, bureau officials said.
The strongest tremor, with an intensity of 2, was felt in several areas of Yilan, Hualien, Taitung, Changhua and Yunlin counties.