Minor earthquake rocks Hualien

Taipei--A magnitude 3.7 earthquake jolted Hualien, eastern Taiwan at 2:20 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

The earthquake's epicenter was located 13.2 kilometers north of Hualien County government office, at a depth of 8.3 km, the bureau said.

The earthquake's maximum intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was measured at 4 on Taiwan's 7-tier intensity scale in Taroko, Hualien, while it measured 2 in Hualien City and Nan'ao, Yilan County, and 1 in Techi, Taichung.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, the county's Fire Department said.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel