Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocks central Taiwan

Taipei-A magnitude 4.1 earthquake jolted central Taiwan at 12:03 p.m. Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

The quake's epicenter was located about 47.4 kilometers east of Chiayi County government hall, at a depth of 5.2 km, according to CWB data.

The earthquake's intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in Kukeng Township in the neighboring Yunlin County, where it measured 4 on Taiwan's 7-tiered intensity scale.

The earthquake measured an intensity of 3 in Chiayi County's Alishan Township and Chiayi City, and in Douliu in Yunlin, the bureau's data showed.

The temblor followed a magnitude 5.5 earthquake that rattled the region on Nov. 22, with the bureau's Seismology Center predicting more aftershocks this week.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel