A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Keelung in Taiwan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 216.07 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 216.07 km, 122.2733° East, 25.2849° North. Unique identifier: us100041u0. Ids that are associated to the event: us100041u0. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:52:22 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/15 / 2015-11-28 00:52:22 / November 28, 2015 @ 12:52 am.
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banqiao, Taipei, Yilan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 56 km ENE of Keelung, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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