A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Hengchun in Taiwan on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 87.27 km (54 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:08:13 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 121.5435° East, latitude 21.59° North, depth = 87.27 km. Event id: us2000a1ms. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1ms. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 07:08:13 / July 27, 2017 @ 7:08 am.
Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hengchun (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 94 km ESE of Hengchun, Taiwan.
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