A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (mg/mb) has occurred on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. The temblor was reported at 09:49:11 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 34.48 km (21 miles). Global time of event 20/04/15 / 2015-04-20 01:49:11 / April 20, 2015 @ 1:49 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 122.4361 East, latitude 24.088 North, depth 34.48 km, unique identifier, us200028h7.
Close countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yilan, Hualian.
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