Magnitude-5.0 earthquake hits northern Taiwan

12:24, May 01, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted Ilan county at the northeast coast of Taiwan at 4:35 p.m. Beijing Time Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Network Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 60 km, was monitored at 24.7 degrees north latitude and 121.8 degrees east longitude, the center said.

Source: Xinhua

 
 
     
 
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