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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 10 km SW of Hualian, Taiwan

Earthquake location 23.9013S, 121.5386WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. The temblor was reported at 07:43:14 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 15.56 km (10 miles). Global time of event 11/05/15 / 2015-05-11 23:43:14 / May 11, 2015 @ 11:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 121.5386 East, latitude 23.9013 North, depth 15.56 km, unique identifier, us20002ei9.

Close countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yilan, Taichung, Nantou.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.5386° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.9013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SW of Hualian, Taiwan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-11 23:43:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-12 00:07:07 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 340 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 0.276 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20002ei9 Id of event.
Event Code 20002ei9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002ei9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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