Magnitude 6.0 quake rocks northeastern Taiwan

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA)-A magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 12:34 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

The epicenter of the quake was located at sea about 104.2 kilometers east of Hualien County Hall at a depth of 31.3 km, the bureau’s Seismology Center said.

The earthquake’s intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in areas in Yilan, New Taipei and Taichung, where it measured 3 on Taiwan’s 7-tier intensity scale.

Temblors with an intensity of 2 could be felt in downtown Taipei.

No immediate casualties were reported.