A magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred off the coast of eastern Taiwan at 9:05 p.m. Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
The earthquake was centered 24.6 kilometers southeast of the Yilan County government offices at a depth of 66.7 km, according to the CWB.
The earthquake's intensity, which gauges its actual effect, was highest in parts of Yilan County, and New Taipei, Taipei, Taichung, and Taoyuan, where it measured 3 on Taiwan's 7-tier intensity scale, according to CWB data.
The quake also had an intensity of 2 in Hualien, Hsinchu, Nantou, Miaoli, Yunlin, Chiayi, and Changhua counties, and Hsinchu City, according to the CWB.
No damage or injuries from the quake were immediately reported.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel