A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km ESE of Hualian, Taiwan (60 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 10:10:57 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.83 km, 122.5102° East, 23.6953° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.83 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097rw. Id of event: us100097rw. 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: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 02:10:57 / July 3, 2017 @ 2:10 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km ESE of Hualian, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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