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5.6-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-05-16 08:25

BEIJING -- A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan's Taitung county at about 7:12 am Tuesday Beijing Time, according to the measurement of the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 23.31 degrees north latitude and 121.49 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 kilometers, according to CENC.

Reports of damage and casualties are not immediately available.

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