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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake strikes near Su’ao in Taiwan

Earthquake location 24.6769S, 122.3236WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan. The temblor was reported at 00:50:02 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 100.9 km (63 miles). Global time of event 26/02/15 / 2015-02-26 16:50:02 / February 26, 2015 @ 4:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 122.3236 East, latitude 24.6769 North, depth 100.9 km, unique identifier, usc000tte9.

Close countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banqiao, Taipei, Keelung.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.3236° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.6769° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km E of Su'ao, Taiwan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-26 16:50:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-26 22:18:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.66 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tte9 Id of event.
Event Code c000tte9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usc000tte9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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