A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. Id of earthquake: us100031xw. Event ids that are associated: us100031xw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.4965 East, latitude 23.9578 North, depth = 15.78 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:07:59 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.78 km (10 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/15 / 2015-08-13 14:07:59 / August 13, 2015 @ 2:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hualian (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km SW of Yonakuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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