TAIPEI, Nov 17 (AFP) - A strong
earthquake measuring 5.2 on the open-ended Richter scale jolted central
Taiwan Wednesday, the Seismology Center said, but no casualties or damage
were immediately reported.
The tremor struck at 03:35 p.m. (0735
GMT), with its epicenter 14.8 kilometers (9.2 miles) south of the central
Taichung city and 8.9 kilometers below the earth's surface.
Central Taiwan was the epicenter of a
September 21 quake, which left 2,400 dead, 11,000 injured and 100,000 homeless.
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