A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Taiwan region (0 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 16:18:31 / February 27, 2017 @ 4:18 pm. Event id: us20008mpq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mpq. Exact location of event, depth 45.58 km, 122.8771° East, 24.2425° North. The temblor was picked up at 16:18:31 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.58 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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