A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. The temblor was reported at 12:48:32 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 31.36 km (19 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-07 04:48:32 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 121.6589 East, latitude 24.276 North, depth 31.36 km.
Close countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Hsinchu (c. 404 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zhongxing New Village, Taichung, Keelung.
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