A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Hengchun in Taiwan. Id of earthquake: us10005bg6. Event ids that are associated: us10005bg6. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 18:13:15 / April 25, 2016 @ 6:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.0555 East, latitude 21.3214 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 02:13:15 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hengchun (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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