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Taiwan reports 4.5-magnitude quake in morning

   HONG KONG (Yonhap) -- Taiwan was struck by a 4.5-magnitude earthquake early Saturday, but no casualties or damage have reported, according to the Taiwanese government.

   The quake shook the northeastern county of Yilan at 5:56 a.m. with the epicenter located in coastal waters about 26 kilometers south of Yilan, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau said.

   The tremor only lasted for 0.02 second, it said.

   Other parts of Taiwan where slight shakes were detected include Hualien County, Nantou County, New Taipei City, Taoyuan County, Sanko and Taoyuan City.

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