A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:25:31 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.03 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000770y. Event ids that are associated: us1000770y. Global time and date of event 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 22:25:31 / November 11, 2016 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 122.5195 East, latitude 24.056 North, depth = 30.03 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 66 km SW of Yonakuni, Japan.
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