A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Yilan in Taiwan. The temblor was reported at 11:06:04 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 69.16 km (43 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-31 03:06:04 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 121.7697 East, latitude 24.7912 North, depth 69.16 km.
Close countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hsinchu (c. 404 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian, Hsinchu, Taoyuan City.
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