A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Keelung in Taiwan on Friday. Unique identifier: us10008hdc. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008hdc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180.56 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 122.4117 East, latitude 25.1679 North, depth = 180.56 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 19:41:12 / April 13, 2017 @ 7:41 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:41:12 / 3:41 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, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banqiao, Taipei, Yilan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 67 km E of Keelung, Taiwan.
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