A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Yujing in Taiwan on Saturday. Unique identifier: at00o23bfs. Ids that are associated to the event: pt16036050, at00o23bfs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:57:30 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Yujing in Taiwan (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.5° East, 22.9° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 19:57:30 / February 5, 2016 @ 7:57 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puli, Zhongxing New Village, Ma-kung. Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 128 km (79 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Ma-kung (c. 56 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km S of Yujing, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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