Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 hits Taipei

The earthquake, centred in the north-eastern county of Yilan, shook parts of Taipei.
The earthquake, centred in the north-eastern county of Yilan, shook parts of Taipei.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 shook parts of Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, on Monday (May 13), the island's Central Weather Bureau said.

The quake was centred in the north-eastern county of Yilan, it added. There were no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage.

(This story is developing.)