A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan. The temblor was detected at 13:45:09 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.91 km (37 miles). Unique identifier: us20005gwa. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005gwa. Exact location of event, depth 58.91 km, 122.1339° East, 24.5642° North. Global time and date of event 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 05:45:09 / April 11, 2016 @ 5:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taoyuan City, Daxi, Hualian. Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 29 km E of Su’ao, Taiwan.
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