4.4-magnitude quake jolts sea off Taiwan's east coast

Source:Xinhua Published: 2013-1-4 16:47:24

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake jolted sea off the Hualien county on Taiwan's east coast at 11:29 am Friday Beijing Time, the China Earthquake Networks Center said.

The epicenter was monitored at 24.1 degrees north latitude and 122.3 degrees east longitude with a depth of 7 km, according to the center.

This came just hours after a 4.3-magnitude quake was monitored with the epicenter at 23.9 degrees north latitude and 121.9 degrees east longitude with a depth of 8 km at 2:08 am.

There has been no reports on casualties or property losses on the island.

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