A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.86 km (40 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005kq9. Unique identifier: us20005kq9. The temblor was reported at 11:25:24 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 03:25:24 / April 11, 2016 @ 3:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.8289° East, 24.5766° North, depth 64.86 km.
Event epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Hsinchu (c. 404 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hsinchu, Taoyuan City, Hualian (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km SW of Su’ao, Taiwan.
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