A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Taitung City in Taiwan on Monday. Exact location, longitude 121.4627° East, latitude 22.9782° North, depth = 7.02 km. Unique identifier: us1000761j. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000761j. Global time and date of event 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 11:56:25 / November 7, 2016 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:56:25 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.02 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taitung City.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel anything?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 40 km NE of Taitung City, Taiwan.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.