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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake strikes near Taitung City in Taiwan



Earthquake location 22.8963S, 120.9296WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (mg/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Taitung City in Taiwan. The temblor was reported at 05:22:50 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 25/05/15 / 2015-05-25 21:22:50 / May 25, 2015 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 120.9296 East, latitude 22.8963 North, depth 10 km, unique identifier, us10002c2l. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002c2l,.

Close countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Yujing (c. 16 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Douliu, Lugu, Tainan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.9296° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.8963° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NW of Taitung City, Taiwan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-25 21:22:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-25 22:05:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 0.159 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us10002c2l Id of event.
Event Code 10002c2l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002c2l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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