A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan. Global time and date of event 03/11/15 / 2015-11-03 00:06:32 / November 3, 2015 @ 12:06 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us200041h2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200041h2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.0336 East, latitude 24.7174 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:06:32 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian, Taoyuan City, Daxi (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NE of Su’ao, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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