Magnitude 4.1 earthquake shakes southern Taiwan

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck southern Taiwan at 8:17 a.m. Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.

No injuries were reported.

The quake's epicenter was located at 17.4 kilometers east of the Tainan City Hall at a depth of 23 km, the bureau's data showed.

The quake's intensity, which gauges the actual effect of a temblor, was highest in the city's Xinhua district, where it measured 3 on Taiwan's 7-tiered intensity scale.

It was felt at an intensity of 2 in downtown Tainan and 1 in Chiayi and Kaohsiung.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel