A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Fengshan in Taiwan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nv8. Id of event: us20009nv8. The temblor was reported at 05:29:18 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.12 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 21:29:18 / June 15, 2017 @ 9:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 120.3474° East, 22.6369° North, depth 23.12 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taitung City, Hengchun, Yujing (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 4 km (3 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Yujing (c. 16 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 fourteen 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km NW of Fengshan, Taiwan.
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