A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007c5s. Id of event: us10007c5s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 21:55:52 / November 24, 2016 @ 9:55 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 122.4034° East, latitude 23.9916° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 05:55:52 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yilan, Hualian (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km SW of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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