5.3-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan

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A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan’s Yilan County at 10:47 p.m. Monday, according to the island’s meteorological authority.

The epicenter was monitored at 24.63 degrees north latitude and 121.61 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 46.5 kilometers.

No casualties have been reported yet.

The Beijing-based China Earthquake Networks Center said the quake was measured at 4.9 magnitude.  Enditem

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