台湾花莲县附近海域发生6.4级地震

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2015-4-20 11:43

6.4-magnitude quake hits Taiwan: CENC
台湾花莲县附近海域发生6.4级地震


据中国地震台网正式测定:4月20日9时42分在台湾花莲县附近海域(北纬24度,东经122.5度)发生6.4级地震,震源深度7千米。地震发生时,台北地区震感强烈。截至目前,各地尚无灾情传出。

BEIJING, April 20 (Xinhua) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea off the east coast of Hualien, Taiwan at 9:42 a.m. Monday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center said.

The epicenter was monitored at 24.0 degrees north latitude and 122.5 degrees east longitude. The quake hit at a depth of seven kilometers, the center said in a statement.

The island's seismological agency measured the quake at 6.3-magnitude, with a depth of 17.5 km, adding that the epicenter was 76.2 km off Hualien County government.

Tremor was felt in many parts of Taiwan including Taipei, but there has been no immediate reports of casualties. (Xinhua)

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