A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Hengchun in Taiwan. The temblor was reported at 07:59:37 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 121.3456° East, 22.1786° North, depth 21.82 km. Global time and date of event 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 23:59:37 / November 28, 2016 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.82 km (14 miles). Event id: us10007d0p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007d0p. 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taitung City, Hengchun (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km ENE of Hengchun, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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