Earthquake Rocks Central Taiwan
An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale jolted central Taiwan Friday but no casualties or damage were reported, the Central Weather Bureau said.
The quake struck at 7:22 PM (1122 GMT) with its epicenter 17.0 kilometers (10.5 miles) southwest of Hohuanshan. It originated 3.0 kilometers under the earth's surface.
Minor tremors and aftershocks have been a daily occurrence after the island was hit by a devastating earthquake on September 21 last year.
The fatal tremor measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale was the biggest to shake the island in a century.
On June 11, a quake with a magnitude of 6.7 hit central Taiwan, killing two people and injuring 36 -- TAIPEI (AFP)
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