Sun, February 26, 2012
China > HK/Taiwan

6.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Taiwan

2012-02-26 03:19:43 GMT2012-02-26 11:19:43(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan's Pingtung at 10:34 Beijing Time (02:34 GMT) on Sunday, said the China earthquake network center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 22.8 degrees north latitude and 120.8 degrees east longitude with a depth of 20 kilometers, according to the CENC.

A Xinhua reporter in Taipei said the quake was felt in the city.

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