A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Taitung City in Taiwan. Exact location, longitude 121.6359° East, latitude 22.2925° North, depth = 13.71 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.71 km (9 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:45:06 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009m5j. Unique identifier: us20009m5j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 02:45:06 / June 7, 2017 @ 2:45 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taitung City (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 72 km SE of Taitung City, Taiwan.
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