Taipei--A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked off the coast of Taitung County in eastern Taiwan at 8:08 a.m. on Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
The temblor occurred in waters 82.3 kilometers south of Taitung County Government Hall at a depth of 63 km, the bureau's data showed.
It was felt most strongly in Taitung County's Orchid Island, where it registered 3 on Taiwan's 1-7 earthquake intensity scale. It had an intensity of 2 in Pingtung County's Erluanbi and Nanwan, while it was 1 in Taitung City, Chiali in Tainan, Alishan in Chiayi County, Chiayi City, Douliu in Yunlin County and Changhua City, according to the bureau.
No casualties or injuries were reported.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel