A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Yujing in Taiwan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007vqc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vqc. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:31:04 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 17:31:04 / January 11, 2017 @ 5:31 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 120.6499 East, latitude 23.1228 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zhongxing New Village, Nantou, Lugu. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km E of Yujing, Taiwan.
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