A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Event id: us1000310f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000310f. Exact location of event, depth 9.33 km, 121.5017° East, 23.8874° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.33 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/07/15 / 2015-07-22 16:26:13 / July 22, 2015 @ 4:26 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:26:13 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taichung, Nantou, Zhongxing New Village (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km SW of Hualian, Taiwan.
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