A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan. Unique identifier: us10003raq. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003raq. Exact location, longitude 122.2902° East, latitude 24.5582° North, depth = 76.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:59:09 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 08:59:09 / October 4, 2015 @ 8:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.89 km (48 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banqiao, Hualian, Taipei (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km E of Su’ao, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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